Jawad Rhalib

Jawad Rhalib was born in 1965 in Morocco to Belgian Moroccan parents. Jawad was originally a journalist before he began making films in 1997. A writer and director, he focused his work on human rights issues, globalization, profits and social realism. His most famous feature film When Arabs Danced (2018) landed him the grand prize at Visions du Réel in Nyon.

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