Talking Shorts

Mahdi Fleifel

Mahdi Fleifel’s debut feature ‘A World Not Ours’ (2012) received 30 awards, including the Berlinale Peace Prize, the Edinburgh, Yamagata and DOC:NYC Grand Jury Prizes. He was named Best New Nordic Voice at Nordisk Panorama, and received the New Talent Award at CPH:DOX in 2013. In 2016 Fleifel won the Silver Bear for ‘A Man Returned’. ‘A Drowning Man’ was selected at Cannes and nominated for a BAFTA. ‘I Signed the Petition’ won Best Documentary Short at IDFA and was nominated for the 2018 European Film Awards. ‘3 Logical Exits’ received the Bill Douglas Award at GSFF in 2020.

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