February 28, 2022

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Mohammed Al-Majdalawi

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Mohammed Al-Majdalawi Learn more about Mohammed Al-Majdalawi, whose project OUT OF PLACE participated in Close Up in 2019 / 2020. Q: Tell us […]
February 14, 2022

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Hussein Al-Assadi

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Hussein Al-Assadi Learn more about filmmaker Hussein Al-Assadi, whose project SHE WAS NOT ALONE participated in Close Up in 2020 / 2021. Q: […]
February 9, 2022

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Sara Nacer

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Sara Nacer   Get to know Sara Nacer, whose film THE IMMORTAL, IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SALIM HALALI participated in Close Up in […]
February 7, 2022

Close Up & EFM Collaboration Details

Close Up & EFM Collaboration Details   The details of our collaboration with EFM / Berlinale are out! Our online presentation is available for all EFM […]
February 2, 2022

MEET THE MENTORS: Gitte Hansen

MEET THE MENTORS: Gitte Hansen Get to know Close Up mentor Gitte Hansen, who joined Close Up last year. Gitte is a consultant, tutor, and EP […]
January 30, 2022

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Karrar Al-Azzawi

FILMMAKER IN FOCUS: Karrar Al-Azzawi   Get to know Karrar Al-Azzawi, whose film BAGHDAD ON FIRE participated in Close Up in 2020 / 2021. Karrar is […]
January 27, 2022

MEET THE MENTORS: John Appel

MEET THE MENTORS: John Appel Along with our filmmaker in focus posts, we would love to introduce you to our mentors as well… so, MEET THE […]
January 25, 2022

Close Up at EFM at the Berlinale

Close Up at EFM at the Berlinale It has been an amazing start of the year so far for Close Up. As we are head into […]
January 20, 2022

Successful Pitch at FIPADOC by Rachida El Garani

Successful Pitch at FIPADOC by Rachida El Garani Rachida El Garani successfully pitched her film IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE in Biarritz, France, as part of FIPADOC’s […]