Mamdouh Salem
CEO of Rowad Media & Cinema 70
Saudi Arabia
Mamdouh first established Rowad Media in 2005, helping to sow the seeds for film culture in Saudi Arabia through film festivals and production activities. Following the official return of movie-going in the Kingdom, he has turned Rowad in a burgeoning distribution home for independent Arab films including the first theatrical release ever given in the country to a Moroccan film. He also signed with MAD Solutions to distribute their films in Saudi Arabia starting with DAUGHTER OF ABDERAHMAN and THE ALLEYS.