Residents 2017 The Film Residency Session 1 © Panos Aprahamian Panos Aprahamian Panos Aprahamian is a writer and filmmaker based in Beirut. © Aida El-Kashef Aida El-Kashef Aida El-Kashef is a film director and producer, and Executive Director of Ganoub Film for production and distribution based in Cairo. © Pia Hellenthal Pia Hellenthal Pia Hellenthal is a Cologne & Berlin based filmmaker working in fiction and documentary. © Mohamed Ismael Louati Mohamed Ismael Louati Ismaël has worked as cameraman, sound recorder, editor, screenwriter, producer and director on around twenty art videos, video installations and films. Session 2 © Philip Widmann Philip Widmann Philip Widmann graduated in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Hamburg and in Visual Communications from the University of Fine Arts Hamburg. © Mahassine El Hachadi Mahassine El Hachadi Mahassine El Hachadi ist eine junge marokkanische Filmemacherin, die in Marrakesch, Marokko, lebt und arbeitet. © Sarah Francis Sarah Francis Sarah grew up in Beirut and graduated from IESAV (Universite Saint Joseph Beirut © Rashad Mohamed Mohamed Rashad Mohamed Rashad is cofounder of Hassala Films.