Aida Schläpfer Al Hassani

Aida Schläpfer Al Hassani
Film director

Born in Baghdad. Aida Schläpfer Al Hassani is founder and preisdent of the association "International Arab Film Festival Zurich" and co-director of the festival. She studied art and media design and Zurich, then film directing at the Academy of the Arts in Cairo. She directed a number of documentaries, the latest about Christian minorities in Iraq. 2013 she played the woman lead in the Iraqi fiction film "Al Haj Nejim" by Amer Alwan. 


17.04.2015 to 25.04.2015