MOHAMAD AT BAR
At BAR Mohamad worked on his first feature film circling the relation of homosexuality in the conservative Egyptian community. During his time he developed his characters in more detail and met with mentor Ghassan Salhab to go over the storyline in order for him to work on the script.
Dates of residency: Sept 4 - Oct 30
Lives and works: Alexandria, Egypt
Mohamed Rashad is a director and cofounder at Hassala Films, he was born in Egypt and studied cinema at a workshop organized by the Jesuit Cultural Center and SIMAT Foundation. He worked as an assistant director on many independent films. Wrote and directed two short films, “From Afar “and” Maxim”.
In 2016 he finished his first feature documentary “Little Eagles “as a director, and for the first time to work as a as a producer, his feature documentary “The craft”, directed by Ramez Youssef is in its post production stage.
Now he is working on the development of his first feature fiction.