Murad Abu Eisheh

Szenischer Film (Regie)


Diplomjahr:   2023
Diplomtitel:   A Calling . From the Desert . To the Sea
Filmographie:  

  • 2016: Where is Al Rabee? (Kurzfilm)
  • 2019: Spirit of the Ball (Dokumentarfilm)
  • 2019: Tahariri (Kurzfilm)
  • 2021: Tala'vision (Kurzfilm)
  • 2022: A Calling from the Desert to the Sea (Kurzfilm)

Vita:  

Born in 1992 in Amman-Jordan, a Student Academy Award winner and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In 2014, Murad gained his first degree in Design and Visual Communication with a focus on film at the German-Jordanian University in Amman. During his studies, he completed a year abroad at the Technical University Würzburg-Schweinfurt in Germany. After gaining his Bachelor's degree in Jordan, Murad directed several short films focusing on human driven stories out of the Arab world. Since 2016, Murad has been living in Germany, studying film directing at the renowned film university “Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg”.

His breakthrough as a screenwriter and director came in 2021 with his film "Tala'vision", which was honored with various prizes and awards, including Best Film at the Rhode Island Film Festival and the Golden Yusr of the Red Sea Film Festival, as well as the Golden Medal of the Student Academy Awards. The following year, "Tala'vision" was on the official shortlist for the 94th Academy Awards. As a result, Murad was accepted as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Through his films, Murad Abu Eisheh aims to draw attention to socio political injustices and critically question the standing social structures in the Eastern Mediterranean region. This is also apparent in his graduation film, "A Calling. From the Desert. To the Sea", which tackles the liberation of young women from the patriarchal structures, and facing the fears planted by fathers to control their daughters.

Homepage:   muradabueisheh.com/