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Sameh Zoabi, Palestine

Sameh Zoabi was born and raised in Iksal, a Palestinian village near Nazareth. He graduated from Tel Aviv University in Film Studies and English Literature, then received a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue an M.F.A. in Film Direction from the School of the Arts at Columbia University. He’s also the recipient of prestigious residencies at the Cannes Festival Cinefondation as well as the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.

Zoabi’s unique voice was recognized by Filmmaker Magazine and he was na…