Bader Ben Hirsi→ Biografie anzeigen← Biografie schließen British-Yemeni director Bader Ben Hirsi began his career as a theatre playwright and director with numerous successes at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in London where in his early twenties press compared him to Edgar Allen Poe and Jean-Paul Satre. After his MA in Drama Production from Goldsmith's College, London University, Bader turned his attention to projects promoting a more favourable image of the Arab World with his first award-winning feature documentary 'The English Sheikh & The Yemeni Gentleman' generating great international appeal. Soon after, he went on to write and direct Yemen's first-ever feature film 'A New Day In Old Sana'a' which again won an accolade of awards and global recognition.
Dieser erste je im Jemen gedrehte Spielfilm erzählt die Geschichte von Tariq, der die Tochter eines einflussreichen Richters heiraten soll, sich aber in eine Frau verliebt. 2006 wurde der Film in Cannes uraufgeführt.