Egyptian Swedish graphic designer, producer, animator, editor, director and screenwriter.
Tarik SALEH is a graphic designer, producer, animator, editor, director and screenwriter.
He is known for THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT (2017, Director | Screenwriter) and BOY FROM HEAVEN | WALAD MIN AL JANNA (2022, Director | Screenwriter).
Tarik Saleh (born on 28 January 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden) is an Egyptian-Swedish television producer, animator, publisher, journalist and film director, who in the early 90s was one of Sweden's most prominent graffiti artists. He has also worked as a TV host for Sveriges Television and is one of the founders of the production company Atmo.
His work often contains techniques such as montages, cut-out graphics and faces with manipulated lip synching.
Egyptian-Swedish Tarik Saleh started as a graffiti artist and has made animated shorts. Together with Erik Gandini he directed the documentaries Sacrificio, Who Betrayed Che Guevara? (2001) and Gitmo - the new rules of war (2006) that both sparked international debates.
His most recent film, Tommy (2014), was a thriller featuring Moa Gammel, Ola Rapace, and singer/songwriter Lykke Li. Saleh directed and co-wrote Metropia (2009 Venice International Film Festival), featuring Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, and Stellan Skarsgård, and he has co-directed award-winning documentaries, such as Gitmo. Saleh produced the music video I Follow Rivers for Lykke Li, which has had nearly 60 million YouTube views.
His third feature, The Nile Hilton Incident, won the Grand Jury Prize: World Cinema Dramatic (Sundance 2017).
"Sacrificio: Who Betrayed Che Guevara?" (2001)
"Gitmo - The New Rules of War" (2006)
"The Nile Hilton Incident" (2017)
"Boy from Heaven (Walad min al Janna)" (2022)
updated by Thierno Dia, on May 24th, 2022.