Elia Suleiman

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Birthday
28, 1960
Birthplace
Israel
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Israel

About

Palestinian filmmaker who was known for examining hot-button political issues in his films. He was a recipient of the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002.

Before Fame

His early work critiqued the portrayal of Arab society by Western media.

Trivia

He won the Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

He was born and raised under Israeli occupation in Palestine.

Associated With

His work was sometimes compared to that of Buster Keaton.