| June 25, 1959 (age 56) (1959-06-25) Damascus, Syria|
Film director, producer, actor, screenwriter
Strictly Spanking, Julia Has Two Lovers, Draghoula
Concordia University, McGill University
Daphna Kastner, Adam Coleman Howard, Richard Goudreau, David Duchovny, Clark Gregg
Bashar Shbib Wikipedia
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.
In the early 1990s, Shbib moved Los Angeles and directed his most successful films to date; Julia Has Two Lovers (1990) starring David Duchovny.
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.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