Alexandrian filmmaker Islam Kamal studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University, before enrolling in several film workshop organized by the Goethe Institut and Jesuits Cultural Center. He worked as DoP in several films in addition to filming and directing his own films and video art works. In this interview with Medrar.TV, Kamal explains his approaches to filmmaking using several examples of his work, including `Hayat` and `Local Copy`. He also discusses alternative ways for reaching broader audiences such as screening films in local coffee shops and NGOs.
Amira El Masry translated the interview to English.
[This video was produced by Medrar TV and is featured in partnership with Jadaliyya Culture]