film-maker Koutaiba al-Janabi
Koutaiba Al-Janabi was born in Baghdad. He studied photography and cinematography in Budapest, Hungary. He directed and produced short films, documentaries, as well as television programmes and won several awards for his work as a cinematographer and as a director. The Hubert Bals Fund supported the development of his next feature project Night Trains. Leaving Baghdad is the first feature length film as a director.
Leaving Baghdad (feature length fiction)
The Train (short film)
Still Life (short film)
No Man's Land (short film)
Against the Light (documentary)
Baghdadi Correspondent (documentary)