Nadine Salib

Nadine Salib

In 2006, Nadine graduated with a Bachelor degree in Film studies from the IAMS. She started her career as an assistant director, where she worked as a first assistant and script supervisor in many short and feature length films. Salib worked closely with many independent Egyptian filmmakers, such as Ibrahim ElBatout in ‘Winter of Discontent’, and Tamer El said in ‘In the Last days of the city’. In 2012 she directed her first short documentary ‘Fagr’ or ‘Dawn’, which won several prizes. Nadine took part in many filmmaking workshops such as Durban Talent Campus in 2011, the Documentary Campus in 2012 and the IDFA summer Academy in 2014. ‘Um Ghayeb’, or ‘Mother of the unborn’ is her first feature-length documentary, it premiered in IDFA 2014, and received the Peter Wintonick Special Jury Award for First Appearance competition and the FIPRESCI for best documentary in Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014. In 2015 Um Ghayeb received a special mention from Medfilm festival and the Arab Latin Film Festival and awarded the best documentary in the Afrycam Film Festival and in the Mizna Twin cities.

Nadine's Work