Mostafa Sheshtawy

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Birthday
21, 1988
Birthplace
Doha, Qatar
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Doha, Qatar

About

Photojournalist and filmmaker known widely for his documentation of the Egyptian revolution throughout 2011 and 2012. His photos, featured in outlets like the New York Times and Al Jazeera, went on to appear in the documentary Sons of the Bullets.

Before Fame

After studying media engineering at the German University in Cairo, he went on to work as a reporter for Daily News Egypt.

Trivia

In 2015, he wrote and directed the short film Love Blood Test and the documentary short Immortalizing Memories.

Family Life

He and his older brother, Mohammed Al-Shishtawi, were born and raised in Qatar. He, however, lived much of his life in Cairo, Egypt.

Associated With

Much like British photographer Joshua Benoliel, he has gained fame as a prominent photojournalist.