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Bashar Shbib

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Nationality  Canadian
Role  Film director
Name  Bashar Shbib

Years active  1983–present
Alma mater  Concordia University
Children  Maia Nadon-Chbib
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Born  June 25, 1959 (age 56) (1959-06-25) Damascus, Syria
Occupation  Film director, producer, actor, screenwriter
Movies  Strictly Spanking, Julia Has Two Lovers, Draghoula
Education  Concordia University, McGill University
Similar People  Daphna Kastner, Adam Coleman Howard, Richard Goudreau, David Duchovny, Clark Gregg

Bashar Shbib (born June 25, 1959) is a Canadian independent film director and producer. He started making independent films in Montreal the 1980s and became one of the most prolific independent filmmakers in Canada with over 30 films to his credit.

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In the early 1990s, Shbib moved Los Angeles and directed his most successful films to date; Julia Has Two Lovers (1990) starring David Duchovny.

Biography

Bashar Shbib was born in Damascus; he emigrated to Canada with his parents and two brothers at an early age. He attended McGill University in Microbiology and Concordia University, where he earned a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Film Directing.

His romantic comedies, Julia Has Two Lovers (1990) and Lana in Love (1991), were premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival panorama, the 1991 Montreal Film Festival and the New Orleans Film Festival. Another of his comedies, Love $ Greed (1991), was in competition at the 1991 Montreal Film Festival. Crack Me Up (1991), Ride Me (1992), and Draghoula (1994) soon followed. Shbib's recent release(s), The Senses (five feature films), has been aired on Radio Canada and several television networks worldwide. Shbib has also created less commercial works such as Evixion (1986) and Clair obscur or The Stork (1988).

In 2002, Shbib was hired to design and realize the landscaping in and around the John Sowden House in Los Angeles.

Filmography

  • 1983 : Or d'Ur (Short)
  • 1983 : Betsy (Short)
  • 1983 : Amour Impossible (Short)
  • 1984 : Memoirs
  • 1985 : Cazalla de la sierra (Short)
  • 1986 : Evixion
  • 1987 : Seductio
  • 1988 : Clair obscur
  • 1990 : 15 Ugly Sisters
  • 1991 : Julia Has Two Lovers
  • 1991 : Love $ Greed
  • 1991 : Crack me up
  • 1992 : Lana in Love
  • 1994 : Ride Me
  • 1995 : La mule et les émeraudes
  • 1995 : Bashar Shbib's Draghoula
  • 1997 : Hot Sauce
  • 1997 : Taxi to L.A.
  • 1997 : The Perfumer
  • 1997 : Strictly Spanking
  • 1997 : Panic
  • 1999 : The Kiss
  • 2005 : Silent Men
  • References

    Bashar Shbib Wikipedia


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