Zaid Fadel
CEO of Iraqi Cinemas
Zaid is the only major exhibition player in Iraq, a country where he has devoted himself to reviving cinema after decades of dictatorship and war had scared off moviegoing. Operating multiplexes across four locations, he opened the first ever IMAX cinema in the Baghdad Mall. Zaid supports many Iraqi films, attends all key festivals and planning to be a co-producer on selective Arab titles. Recent releases include FANTASTIC BEASTS, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2, MORBIUS, THE LOST CITY and the Japanese anime title DETECTIVE CONAN: THE BRIDE OF SHIBUYA.