Mahmoud Kaabour (Lebanon)

Born in 1979 and raised in Beirut, Kaabour graduated from the Mel Oppenheim School of Cinema and worked at the National Film Board of Canada and the CBC newsroom. His short film "Being Osama" received four international awards and made him the youngest commissioned filmmaker in Canadian television.


  • Being Osama
    41', Canada, 2004
  • Grandma, a Thousand Times
    50', UAE, 2010
  • Champ of the Camp
    75', UAE, 2013

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.