World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Yahya Al Abdallah*

Al_Juma_Al_Akheira_-_Yahyia_Alabdallah_-_website Biography
Yahya Al Abdallah (1978, Libya) was raised in Saudi Arabia. He has a master degree in both film and literature. Besides being a literary critic, he wrote and directed five short films that won several awards. His first feature Al juma al akheira (The Last Friday) won four awards at the San Sebastian Film Festival. At present, Al Abdallah works on several feature screenplays. To promote and support the independent film industry he founded ME Films 2005, based in Amman, Jordan.

FILMOGRAPHY FEATURES
2011 Al Juma Al Akheira (The Last Friday)
FILMOGRAPHY SHORTS
2009 SMS
2008 Pummelo
2006 A Man in a Cup
2005 Talaween
2004 Six Minutes
Filmography
Feautures
2011 Al juma al akheira (The Last Friday)

Shorts
2009 SMS
2008 Pummelo
2006 A Man in a Cup
2005 Talaween
2004 Six Minutes