Marwan Hamed

Marwan Hamed cemented his name as one of the Arab world's most prominent director. His repertoire includes many award winning films, such as The Yacoubian Building (2006), which screened at the Berlin International Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival, The Blue Elephant (2014) and its sequel, Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers (2019), the highest-grossing film in the history of Egyptian cinema. Marwan won several awards for The Blue Elephant, including the Best Director award at the annual Film Society Festival For Egyptian Cinema and Special Jury Prize at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF)