Khalid Abdalla

Khalid Abdalla is a British-Egyptian actor, producer and filmmaker. He studied at Cambridge University and École Philippe Gaulier in Paris. His work in Cairo centres on three collaborative spaces which he has participated in founding: Zero Production, Mosireen and Cimatheque, working respectively on independent film production, alternative citizen based media, and film education and screening. Credits as an actor include Paul Greengrass’s Oscar nominated United 93, Marc Forster’s THE KITE RUNNER and Green Zone, in which he stars opposite Matt Damon. Executive producer credits include Hanan Abdalla’s In the Shadow of a Man, which premiered at the 2012 Berlinale, and Red Line, her next documentary with Cressida Trew. Upcoming films as an actor include Tamer El Said’s In the Last Days of the City, Faruk Sabanovic’s 3D animation film Birds Like Us, and The Narrow Frame of Midnight by Tala Hadid. Khalid is a fellow of the Serpentine Gallery's Edgware Road project, and on the board of the UK National Student Drama Festival, and, an artist run organization combining film production with critical dialogue about image making. He lives and works in Cairo and London.