Atef Salem (Egyptian Arabic: عاطف سالم‎; 23 July 1927 – 30 July 2002) was an Egyptian film director.[1] He directed 32 films between 1954 and 2001. Many of his films were scripted by the novelist Naguib Mahfouz.[2] His 1967 film Khan el khalili was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival.[3]

Atef Salem
عاطف سالم
Born(1927-07-23)23 July 1927
Died30 July 2002(2002-07-30) (aged 75)
Cairo, Egypt
OccupationFilm director
Years active1954-2001

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Obituary: Atef Salem(1927-2002)". ahram.org. Retrieved 2011-11-05.
  2. ^ Adel Darwish, 'Obituary: Atef Salem ; Social realist of Egyptian cinema', The Independent, 20 August 2002. Online at HighBeam.
  3. ^ "5th Moscow International Film Festival (1967)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-12-16.

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