Palestinian movie director who rose to prominence after the release of 1990's The Emperor, for which he won the Achievement of the Year Award at the Cairo Film Festival. He was also at the helm of the popular features Le Pasha and Tito.
He earned his bachelor's degree in communications and cinema from Southern Illinois University.
He's directed over 300 commercials for companies like Coca-Cola, Sprite and Hyundai.
He has three sons and one daughter.
He became a celebrated director from Palestine like Hany Abu-Assad.