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     Fatima AlFulaij is a Kuwaiti filmmaker based in the Middle East. She received an MFA in Film & Television Production from the University of Southern California. During her time there, she practiced various disciplines within the field, serving in several key crew positions.

     In 2019, she served as an Editor for “The Dope Years: The Story of Latasha Harlins”. The film won the Student Academy Award in the Documentary (Domestic Film Schools) category.

     Fatima acted as the Director of Cinematography for films “Immigrant at Home” and “An Evening with Laila”, selected documentaries screened at accredited festivals. In addition, she shot “Esmeralda”, a film that was sponsored by Google and the Producers Guild of America. In the camera department, she contributed to “Flat Echo”, which was nominated for the Jury Prize at the 2019 First Look Festival, and “Mr. Thisforthat”, selected at the 2020 First Look Festival.

     Additionally, Fatima has filmed live shows for KPBS's "Live at the Belly Up", created several commercials during her time at Ghaliah for clients like Hilton Hotels & Resorts, as well as photographed and filmed work for the Kuwait Pavilion at the 2023 Venice Biennale.

     As a filmmaker, Fatima's intention is to explore Kuwaiti stories to bring them to light globally.

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