Meet the Team

SERGE BAKALIAN


Executive Director, Founder
serge (at) arabfilminstitute.org

YASMINA TAWIL


Director of Film Programming
yasmina (at) arabfilminstitute.org

JASMIN YOUNIS


Partnership and Program Coordinator 
jasmin (at) arabfilminstitute.org

EMAN IBRAHIM


Social Media Manager
eman (at) arabfilminstitute.org

SHARIF EZZAT


Designer

NANOR VOSGUERITCHIAN


Assistant Programmer
nanor (at) arabfilminstitute.org

Get in Touch

Programming inquiries 


prog (at) arabfilminstitute.org

Sponsorships and partnerships


dev (at) arabfilminstitute.org

Media and press


media (at) arabfilminstitute.org

Technical support for virtual content


help (at) arabfilminstitute.org

Board of Directors

BIANCA BEYROUTI


Film Producer and Associate Producer at ITVS

HISHAM ZAWIL


Senior Director, Private Sector Partnerships – World Food Program USA

JULIE LEVEN EL OUAZZAN


Attorney and Non-Profit Leader

MICHELLE TAGER (Chair)


International Development Consultant and Founder of Alefb.org

NEAMAH HUSSEIN


Software Engineer at Facebook

WALID BARAKE (Secretary)


Strategy and Operations Leader

XAVIER OUSTALNIOL (Treasurer)


Partner at StoneTurn