Nujoom Alghanem is an Emirati poet, artist, scriptwriter and multi- award- winning 5ilm director. She has produced eleven 5ilms including 5ive short 5ictions and six feature length documentaries. Her documentaries have won several local, regional and international prizes. She was born in Dubai in 1962. She graduated with MA in Media Production, School of Film, Grif5ith University in Australia in .1999
In 1996, she 5inished her Bachelor degree in Video Production from Ohio
University in the United States.
In terms of work experience, Alghanem has started her professional career much earlier in 1980 when she worked as a journalist for more than ten years.
She is considered an active and well-established writer and 5ilmmaker in the Arab world. She recently became a board member of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, which is managed in association with the Booker Prize Foundation in London. She has also been involved as head of jury and jury member in numerous of International 5ilm festivals.
She currently works as a 5ilm, media and cultural consultant as well as 5ilm instructor for some of the educational and professional institutes and organizations in the UAE.
Nujoom Alghanem has produced, written and directed numerous of 5iction, documentary and corporate 5ilms. Some of them include:
Honey, Rain & Dust, 2016, Feature Documentary Nearby Sky, 2014, Feature Documentary
Red Blue Yellow, 2013, Feature Documentary Amal, 2011, Feature Documentary
Hamama, 2010, Feature Documentary
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