Samer Al Barkawi

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Samer Al Barkawi
سامر البرقاوي
Born
Samer Al Barkawi

(1972-09-05) September 5, 1972 (age 49)
NationalitySyrian
Alma materUniversity of Damascus
OccupationDirector, producer
Years active2008–present

Samer Al Barkawi (born 5 September 1973), is an Syrian director.[1] He is best known as the director of popular television serials and films Al Hayba, Djemai Family, Sultan Achour and 10 Bouzid Days.

Personal life[edit]

He was born on 5 September 1973 in Syria. He graduated with a degree in business management from the University of Damascus in 1994.[2]

Career[edit]

In 2010, he directed his maiden film Baed Al Sokoot. Then he made the television serial Khawatim in 2012.[3] In 2013, he directed the serial Loabat El Mawt (Game of Death) which had its official television screening on 10 July 2013 in Egypt.[4] Later, it was released in Lebanon. After the success of the series, he made the and A Cry of a Soul: Sarkhet Roh in 2013.

He also made several critical acclaimed short films such as Nur and The Poster in 2003, Yousry Nasrallah in 2005, and Kalam Harim: Women's Talk in 2006.[2] In 2017, he made Syrian-Lebanese drama television series Al Hayba.[5] The serial received large popularity with some criticism with representations of women and domestic violence. The series was spanned for four seasons.[6] The series first aired on Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC) to the Arab world on 27 May 2017. and continued up to date.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Genre Ref.
2010 Baed Al Sokoot Director TV Movie
2013 Loabat Al Moot (Game of Death) Director TV Series
2013 A Cry of a Soul: Sarkhet Roh Director TV Series
2014 What If: Aka Laow Director TV Series
2015 Cello Director TV Series
2016 Nos Youm Director TV Series
2017 Al Hayba Director TV Series
2017 Shababeek: Windows Director TV Series
2018 Al Hayba the Comeback Director TV Series
2018 Nassif Zeytoun: Azmit si'a Director Video short
2019 Al Hayba the Harvest Director TV Series
2020 Al Hayba the Payback Director TV Series
2021 Al Hayba Jabal Director TV Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samer El Barqawi". elcinema. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Samer Barkawi archive". transmediale. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Samer Al Barqawi to shoot new drama in Lebanon". albawaba. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Loabat Al Moot (Game of Death)". IMDb. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Samer Barqawi: Director". tv.nu. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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