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Marouan

Marouan Omara

Egypt

Biography

Marouan Omara is a Director working with film, video and photography, born in 1987 in Cairo, Egypt. He got his Diploma in Film-making at Art & Technology of Cinema Academy and his BA from Applied Arts, Helwan University in 2011. He as well works as a film & video instructor at the German University in Cairo. His films have been shown in major international film festivals.

Filmography:
Dream Away / creative documentary) (pre-production) CROP / creative documentary (2013) Those People / mini-documentaries (2011) The Doll / short film (2010) TTS Lead Consulting / short documentary (2009) Fez / short documentary (2009) Taxi / short film (2008) What time is it? / short film (2008)

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CROP

CROP (Orig.) / 2013 / Egypt, Germany / 47 min

Crop is an absorbing account of the Egyptian revolution of 2011 – one that includes no images of the popular uprising itself. Filmed entirely within the offices of Al-Ahram, the country’s largest state-run newspaper, the film is a series of carefully composed tableaux that expose the institution’s functioning and the former regime’s strict control over information.

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DOK TALKS 2013 / DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? THE INVISIBLE IN DOCUMENTARY FILMS

DOK TALKS 2013 / DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? THE INVISIBLE IN DOCUMENTARY FILMS (Orig.) / 2013 / Germany / 63 min

Exciting discussions with the filmmakers about their films shown in the competition sections at Dok Leipzig Film Festival 2013.

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