A World Not Ours

PBS Premiere: Aug. 18, 2014Check the broadcast schedule »

Filmmaker Bio

Mahdi FleifelMahdi Fleifel (Director/Cinematographer) is a Danish-Palestinian filmmaker and visual artist based in London. He was born in Dubai and raised first in the Ain El-Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon and later in the suburbs of Elsinore, Denmark. He graduated from the British National Film and Television School in 2009. His short films have screened at numerous festivals around the world and have won many best film awards. A World Not Ours is his debut feature film. Fleifel has been developing his second feature at the Cinéfondation residence program affiliated with the Cannes International Film Festival.