Hussein Hossam

Hussein Hossam, born and raised in Port Said, Egypt, was interested in cinema from a young age, he experimented with video making while studying in college, and after graduating with a bachelor degree in civil engineering, he among millions of Egyptian youth, took part in the 25th of january Egyptian revolution demonstrations, it shaped his artistic style, and embarked him on a self learning journey of Film directing and writing, that made him a student at the hands of filmmakers like Aly Badrakhan, and Ahmed Maher. He completed a two year diploma of film directing at Prague Film School. His first film Barzakh, went to take part in a number of film festivals across the Middle East and North America, winning the grand prize at Cineclub de imouzzer, Morocco.

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