Kamal Aljafari is a Palestinian filmmaker. He attended the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and now lives in Berlin. He has taught filmmaking at the New School in New York and the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie, Berlin. He was also a Film Study Center Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University. In 2021, Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival in Brazil devoted its Focus Section to his work. His most recent work, Paradiso, XXXI, 108, premiered at Corti d’Autore, Locarno 2022. He is currently completing A Fidai Film and preparing a fictional film to be shot in Jaffa.