Mano Khalil

Born in Syria, Mano Khalil is a Kurdish director and scriptwriter that studied directing in Czechoslovakia and earned his MBA in film and TV directing. He then moved to Switzerland in 1996 and started his filmmaking journey by serving as a director on several short films.
He then made numerous award-winning documentaries, including TRIUMPH OF IRON and THE PLACE WHERE GOD SLEEPS.
In 2003, he directed his debut feature, COLORFUL DREAMS, followed by many significant films, including THE BEEKEEPER, DIE SCHWALBE, and HAFIS & MARA. His most recent film is NEIGHBOURS.