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Buthina Canaan Khoury

Buthina Canaan Khoury

Sector : Media , Producers

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : United States
  • Gender : Female
  • Born in : 1963
  • Age : 52
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Buthina Canaan Khoury is a Palestinian independent filmmaker. She has produced Women in Struggle (2004), Maria's Grotto (2007) and Taste the Revolution (2008).

Buthina worked as the first Palestinian camera woman, producer and coordinator covering special events in the Middle East for European TV stations in Palestine. She established Majd Production Company in Ramallah in 2000. Her company's main objective is to produce documentaries about various crucial Palestinian issues, focusing on women's social and political problems.

She received her Bachelor degree in film making and photography from Massachusetts college of Fine Arts (MassArt) in Boston, MA.


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Achievements and Awards

Awards:

1- Dubai's Film Festival 2007
2- Won the silver Muhr Award
3- Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece 2008
4- Encounter Film Festival, South Africa 2008
5- Tatouan Film Festival, Morroco 2008
6- Jury Mention
7- Layoon Film Festival, Morroco 2008
8- Rotterdam Film Festival, Netherland 2008
9- Golden Hawk
10- Sguardi Altrove Film Festival/ Milano Italy2008
11- Special Mention
12- leipzig Film Festival Germany 2008
13- Rio De Jenario Film Festival Brazil 2008
14- Institut du Monde Arabe,Paris France, September 2008
15- Doc a Tunis Film Festival, Tunisia, 2008

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