Belgian Moroccan director, author, film editor and producer.
Jawad Rhalib was born in 1965 in Morocco to Belgian Moroccan parents. He is a Communications graduate from the Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve as well as studying in various institutes in Europe.Jawad was originally a journalist before he began making films in 1997.
Moroccan director Jawad Rhalib is also an author and a professional journalist at Latcho Drom (Belgium). After some Master's degrees in direction and script writing (Belgium, France) he is interested in human rights, environment, and globalization. He is the author of several short films and documentaries among which El Ejido la loi du profit" has received several awards (at FESPACO for example).
2016 : Les hirondelles de l'amour, doc,
2015 : L'Insoumise, fic, 80'
2014 : 7 rue de la Folie, fic, 87'
2013 Le chant des Tortues, doc, 85'
2012 Aïcha femme nomade, doc,
2012 100% Mamans, doc,
2010: Boomerang, fic, 22'
2008 Les Damnés de la mer, doc, 71'
2006 El Ejido, la loi du profit, doc, 52'
2005 l'équation sud africaine, doc,
2004 Brûler, disaient-ils ou les raisons de la colère, doc, 58'
2002 Madagascar les années volées, doc,
2001 La nouvelle Afrique du Sud, oui mais, doc,
2000 VIETNAM NOW, doc,
2000 La maladie de Chagas, El insecto asesino, doc,
1999 Au nom de la Coca, doc,
1998 Le blé ou l'oseille, doc,
1997 Bouddah, Allah, Shiva et les autres, doc,
1994 - 1996: "M'Fadel": series of 6 short films about the protection of environment.
"Ecologia": a television magazine about protection of environment / Emission sur la protection de l'environnement.