Sherif El Bendary
El Bendary's filmography includes his first short fiction, Sabah El Fol (Rise and Shine), which was officially selected in more than 75 film festivals in 33 countries, followed by his short film At Day's End (2008) which was inspired by salient writer Ibrahim Aslan's novella. Sherif directed Curfew, a chapter that was part of the collective feature 18 Days, the film which was an official selection at Cannes Film Festival 2011. Sherif's filmography also includes films such as: the documentary Fil Tarik Le West El Balad and the short film Dry Hot Summers, which landed its European premiere within the Official Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France. In 2013, El Bendary was selected as a jury member at the Shorts and Animations Competition within the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts. Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim is El Bendary’s debut feature film.