Mais Darwazah

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Having worked across the Middle East in architecture, graphic design and television documentaries, Darwazah’s independent film career started with making short experimental films; It Wasn’t a Question of Olives (1", 2001), The Human Puppet (10", 2005), Still Waiting (3", 2007) and Aisha’s Journey (8", 2009).
After completing an MA in Documentary Directing (UK, 2008), her graduation film Take Me Home (54", 2008), was selected for screening at numerous international festivals. My Love Awaits Me By the Sea, is a work-in-progress feature documentary which has participated in the Berlinale’s DocStation (2009).
She recently started up her own production company Little Wanderer Films, she works as a graphic designer and an independent filmmaker in Jordan. The core subject of her work revolves around the question of the ‘personal’ Arab identity.


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