Qutaiba Barhamji

Ukrainian Doc Preview Tutor

Qutaiba Barhamji is an award-winning film director and editor based in Paris. He has edited more than 50 films in 20 different languages, including both feature documentaries and fiction films. His works have been shown around the world at festivals including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, IDFA, Paris, Nyon, and many others. Among them are the multi-award-winning documentary films Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege (2021, dir. Abdallah Al Khatib), Still Recording (2018, dir. Ghiath Ayoub and Saeed Al Batal), and Poisonous Roses (2018, dir. by Ahmed Fawzi), the feature film representing Egypt at the Oscars. As a director, his first feature documentary film Gevar's Land (2020) participated in more than 20 festivals, including Cinéma du réel, Jihlava, IDFA, Doclisboa, Odessa International Film Festival (Special Mention of the Jury), etc. Qutaiba also works as an editing consultant and trainer for several organizations and universities in Europe and the Middle East. As a juror, he has participated in numerous festivals and funds, including the Sundance Documentary Fund, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), Docudays UA, among others.