Marouan Omara is a filmmaker from Egypt. His films wander around the unmarked territory between fiction and documentary, using cinema and its tools as a genuine mode of research. His films work as a dreamlike notion of the surroundings and closeness to the everyday experiences of his society. He believes that collaboration in making films and sharing authorship are necessary tools for contemporary cinema. His last feature-length film, Dreamaway was shortlisted for the Oscar nomination - Egyptian national selection and got selected as the best Egyptian film of the year 2019 by the Egyptian Critics Association.
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