Palestinian independent filmmaker Rakan Mayasi was born in Germany, raised in Jordan and currently based in Lebanon. He studied Filmmaking in Lebanon and then received an intense training with Director Abbas Kiarostami in South Korea at the Asian Film Academy. He underwent different filmmaking experiences in Serbia, Germany, Morocco, Egypt and Yemen in writing and directing. His last film Roubama has been officially selected at the Locarno Film Festival in 2012. He is currently working on his first feature length film that is inspired by three different stories.