Mohammad Bakri

Active - 1983 - 2017  |   Born - Nov 27, 1953 in Bi'ina, Israel  |   Genres - Drama, Culture & Society [nf]

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  • Made his stage debut in 1976 in Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge at the Haifa Municipal Theatre.
  • Co-founded Al-Kasaba Theatre with George Ibrahim in the Palestinian territories.
  • In 1986, performed a one-man show based on Emile Habibi's novel The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist, for which he received the Carthage Theatre Festival Award for Excellence.
  • In 2000, played the role of Bernarda Alba in a stage production of The House of Bernarda Alba.
  • Won the Carthage Theatre Award for Best Film for his controversial documentary Jenin, Jenin in 2002.
  • Directed a stage production of A Day From Our Time in 2007.
  • Is a vocal advocate of Palestinians' rights and has directed several documentaries that focus on their political struggle.