Bahij Hojeij

Bahij Hojeij
© ADFF, Abu Dhabi 2010
Film director, Producer, Teacher, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv, History/society

Bahij Hojeij earned an MA in film from Louis Lumière College in Paris and studied cinema history at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He has been a film professor at the Lebanese University Institute of Fine Art and has produced and directed numerous short documentaries. His debut feature, the narrative Ring of Fire (2004) screened at many international festivals and won a FIPRESCI Prize. "Chatti Ya Dini - Here Comes the Rain" (2010) is his second feature film.

with "Chatti Ya Dini - Que Vienne la pluie - Here Comes the Rain"

- October 2010 Abu Dhabi Film Festival
Black Pearl Award Winner
Narrative feature film from the Arab world

- November 2010 Brussel Independant Fim Festival
Best actor award winner for Hassan Mrad

- December 2010 Oran Film Festival Algeria
Best Director For Bahij Hojeij

- October 2010 Doha Tribeca Film Festival
Hors Competition


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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