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Khulafa' Al'ard

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  • Abdullah Khamis
  • Abdullah Khamis
  • Abdullah Khamis
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    خلفاء الأرض
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, short, Matrouh, Egypt, talking heads
  • Runtime:
    24 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 4, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
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Distribution Information
  • Treas
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
  • Treas
Director Biography - Abdullah Khamis

Abdullah Khamis (Arabic: eabdullah khamis; born 31 May 1997) is an Egyptian Filmmaker, director, producer, editor, actor, and graphic designer, Khamis is considered a special human case, an aspiring filmmaker coming forward from Matrouh to the world, thriving for telling stories no one told before, stories that matter, Khamis is known for using people from the locality in which he is shooting, Especially in his documentaries, he uses locals to benefit what he calls "ecstatic truth" (as opposed to the literal or factual truth). He Uses footage of non-actors both playing roles and being themselves, his films often feature ambitious protagonists, with impossible dreams, people always on a journey to discover themselves or discovering places, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with their nature or the surrounding environment trying to fit in. Being critical of film schools, Khamis has taught cinema workshops, trying to pass his experience to young passionate directors, Lessons ranged from "How could image talk?" to "The "Creation of your own film" and other workshops in his fields of expertise. Between 2018 and 2020 Khamis directed 6 films, two fiction short films, and 4 documentary films, as well as episodes of "secrets from wadi majid show, he has been the writer or co-writer for all his films, he was the producer of many films considering his position as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder at Treas. Later in 2020, after he struggled a lot with distributing his films in festivals, he decided to create his own film festival to work as a hub for his films and other filmmaker's films.

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