Michel Khleifi



Michel Khleifi is a director and writer, known for Wedding in Galilee (1987), Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (2004) and Le conte des trois diamants (1995).

Michel Khleifi was born on November 3, 1950 in Nazareth, Israel. He emigrated to Belgium in 1870, where he studied television and theater directing at the INSAS. After graduating, he worked in Belgium television before turning to making his own films. He has directed and produced several documentary and feature films. He has received several awards including the International Critics' Prize at Cannes Film Festival, the Golden Shell at San Sebastian International Film Festival and the André Cavens Award in 1987 for his film Wedding in Galilee. Khleifi currently teaches at INSAS.


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