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One on One w/Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Mahmoud Kaabour

Making a business out of being a filmmaker is an incredible challenge. Many dabble with the idea, maybe, produce one film then get a 'real' job to pay the bills. Not our next guest, Mahmoud Kaabour. Dubai-based Kaabour has managed to start up and run one of the leading production companies for non-fiction films in the region and then topped that by producing a charming and lyrical documentary about his grandmother, Teta Alf Marra that swept up 7 Audience Awards and played to packed audiences in 55 countries.

This year he is at it again, with what sounds like another winner - Champ of the Camp- about UAE construction laborers who participate in a massive Bollywood singing competition.



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  • Bonnie

    Great speaker great organizer as usual!

    April 25, 2013

  • Meedo T.

    Would've loved to attend were it not student project submission weekend with 12 projects to finalize! :) Enjoy.

    April 24, 2013

  • Mulkraj K G.

    Lina I m stuck in ruwais with some urgent meeting . I m trying my best to reach .

    April 23, 2013

  • Lina M

    Here's an article on our upcoming guest @MahmoudKaabour latest doc @champofthecamp

    April 20, 2013

  • Lina M

    This meetup's format will be a one on one interview with Mahmoud. Anyone who has questions they would like to ask - send them in. Looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday

    1 · April 19, 2013

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