• editor (6)
  • director of photography (1)
Born 1978 in Akko, Israel (40 Years)


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    About Alex Bakri

    Alex Bakri was born in 1978 in the Palestinian village Beane in the Galilee/ Israel, and studied Cinema and Media in the „College of Technology and Media Instruction“ in Tel-Aviv.
    Since then he was working in nearly all departments of film making (Documentary+Fiction):
    He gathered experience as an actor in diverse cinema films (a.o. “The Time That Remains” 2009 by Elia Suleiman).
    Since 2007 he directed several short films (f. ex. “Ajameyoun” 2007, Festivals: Voices Festival Toronto, Other Israel Festival New York) and video installations, then worked as a DOP and camera man (u.a. “Wajd” 2014 by Firas Roby, Award: "best film" at Lebanese "Tyre International Short Film Festival 2014"/ „Cinema Jenin“ (documentary) 2011 by Marcus Vetter, Award: German Camera Prize in section of cut 2012,Festivals: DIFF, IDFA) .
    As a film editor he made a lot of short films and Video Art productions, then worked as an editor for the Palestinian TV Ramallah.
    Since 2013 he is working as a freelancer for German Film- and TV productions (companies: Basis Berlin, Kurhaus Productions Baden-Baden) as well as for the German TV (SWR Baden-Baden)
    He edited the documentary “Taste Of Cement” by Ziad Kalthoum, which won, amongst other European festivals, in Locarno the „European Doc Alliance Award 2017” and is nominated for the European Film Award 2017.

    Projects as editor

    2018WaterproofDocumentary Daniela König Kloos & Co. Medien GmbH
    2017People Of The WastelandShort DocumentaryHebba KhaledHebba Khaled Production [sy]
    2017Of Fathers and SonsDocumentary FeatureTalal Derki Basis Berlin Filmproduktion GmbHadditional editor
    2017Mussolini's sisterDocumentaryJuna SuleimanMajdal Films [il]in Postproduktion
    2016Taste of CementDocumentary FeatureZiad Kalthoum Basis Berlin Filmproduktion GmbH
    2016Und jetzt sind wir hierDocumentary Series, KiKA Kinderkanal [de], SWR [de] Agnes Lisa Wegner Kurhaus Production Film & Medien GmbH

    Projects as director of photography

    2011Cinema JeninDocumentaryMarcus Vetter [1]Dresdner Sinfoniker

    Film projects in other capacities

    2011Mussolini's sisterDocumentaryJuna SuleimanMajdal Films [il]co-writer

    Film awards

    2018Mussolini's sisterIDFA Doc. Film Festival Amsterdam [nl]First Appearance CompetitionNominated

    Basic data

    LanguagesArabic (Native speaker), English (Fluent), German (Good), Hebrew (Fluent)
    Experience abroadMiddle East: Israel, Palestine
    Immediate working areaTübingen
    1st residence (federal state or country)Baden-Württemberg
    2nd residence (where applicablen)Akko, Israel
    Accommodation possibilitiesTel Aviv