Salameh Samer

  • country
  • Palestine (Syria), Syria
  • disciplines
  • filmmaking, theatre, video editing
  • languages
  • Arabic, English, French
  • born on 07.03.1985
  • in Damascus, Syria
  • lives in Hauts-de-Seine, France

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Born in 1985 in the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk in Syria, Samer Salameh is a filmmaker and photographer. His feature film “194. Nous, enfants du camp”, recounts his service in the Palestinian liberation army in Syria, the revolution and the destruction of Yarmouk. Author of short documentaries (“Quatrième étage après la Nakba”, 2015, “Thousand Tents”, 2008, “Pénélope”, 2008), he also performed in “Les Chebabs de Yarmouk” by Axel Salvatori-Sinz, “This is my Casablanca” by Fajer Yacoub and “Waiting” by Rashid Masharawi. He graduated with a master’s degree in directing at ENSAV in Toulouse. He has been in France since 2014. Member of the agency of artists in exile, he directs videos for shows and for “Je passe” and “Ménmomnique” by Judith Depaule.