Murad Abu Eisheh

Murad Abu Eisheh was born in 1992 in Amman – Jordan. In 2014 he finished his Bachelor's degree in Communication Design with a focus on Filmmaking from the German-Jordanian University in Jordan. He directed several shorts and commercials for the Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan before he enrolled in the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg to complete his directing studies. He is best known for using his cinematic approach to point out political and humanitarian grievances in the Arab world. His films have been represented at the largest German film festivals for young talents.
Besides his studies, he is the coordinator of the pan-African audiovisual development program “Follow The Nile” of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, where he has the opportunity to give young African filmmakers from across the Nile Basin countries the support they need to create their vision and to expand his own horizons as a world citizen and filmmaker.