Alex Bakri

editor, director of photography

Alex Bakri, editor, director of photography, Tübingen

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Year of birth: 1978 in Akko, Israel

"Taste Of Cement" nominiert für Europäischen Filmpreis
Der von Alex Bakri geschnittene Film „The Taste Of Cement“ by Ziad Kalthoum gewann neben anderen europäischen Festivals in Locarno den „European Doc Alliance Award 2017”, wurde für den Europäischen Filmpreis 2017 nominiert, und ist nominiert für den Deutschen Filmpreis 2018.

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Projects as editor
year title movie type director production comment
2017 People Of The Wasteland Short Documenta... Hebba Khaled Hebba Khaled Product...
2017 Of Fathers and Sons Documentary Talal Derki Basis Berlin Filmpro... additional editor
2017 Hiam Documentary Juna Sulieman Majdal Films [il] in Postproduktion
2016 Taste of Cement Documentary Ziad Kalthoum Basis Berlin Filmpro...
2016 Und jetzt sind wir hier Documentary Ser..., KiKA Kinder... Agnes Lisa Wegner Kurhaus Production F...

Projects as director of photography
year title movie type director production comment
2011 Cinema Jenin Documentary Marcus Vetter Dresdner Sinfoniker

Basic details
self portrayal englishAlex Bakri was born in 1978 in the Palestinian village Beane in the Galilee/ Israel, and studied Cinema and Media in the „College of Technology and Media Instruction“ in Tel-Aviv.
Since then he was working in nearly all departments of film making (Documentary+Fiction):
He gathered experience as an actor in diverse cinema films (a.o. “The Time That Remains” 2009 by Elia Suleiman).
Since 2007 he directed several short films (f. ex. “Ajameyoun” 2007, Festivals: Voices Festival Toronto, Other Israel Festival New York) and video installations, then worked as a DOP and camera man (u.a. “Wajd” 2014 by Firas Roby, Award: "best film" at Lebanese "Tyre International Short Film Festival 2014"/ „Cinema Jenin“ (documentary) 2011 by Marcus Vetter, Award: German Camera Prize in section of cut 2012,Festivals: DIFF, IDFA) .
As a film editor he made a lot of short films and Video Art productions, then worked as an editor for the Palestinian TV Ramallah.
Since 2013 he is working as a freelancer for German Film- and TV productions (companies: Basis Berlin, Kurhaus Productions Baden-Baden) as well as for the German TV (SWR Baden-Baden)
He edited the documentary “Taste Of Cement” by Ziad Kalthoum, which won, amongst other European festivals, in Locarno the „European Doc Alliance Award 2017” and is nominated for the European Film Award 2017.
nationality Israeli
languages German (good), English (fluently), Arabic (mother tongue), Hebrew (fluently)
experience shooting in foreign countries Middle East: Israel, Palestine
special skillsViersprachig (Arabisch, Englisch, Hebräisch, Deutsch),
Langjährige Erfahrung in fast allen Bereichen des Mediums Film, (Documentary+Fiction):
Kamera (DOP), Schauspiel, Regie, Video Art
own equipmentEigener Avid Schnittplatz, Avid Media Composer 8.8.2 
immediate working area Tübingen, Akko, Israel
1st residence Baden-Württemberg
other possibilities of accommodation Tel Aviv