Ali Kareem Obaid

Ali Kareem Obaid is an Iraqi filmmaker who graduated in 2011 from the Academy of Fine Arts, Baghdad University. In 2016, he obtained his MA in Choreography and Performance from the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Gießen University (Germany). His first short film, Hassan in Wonderland, took part in 45 film festivals all around the world winning seven awards, the last of which was the Van Gogh Award for the Best Family Film at the Amsterdam Film Festival in 2015. Obaid directed the short film crISIS in 2016, and Abraham is his latest short film.