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Abbe Hassan

Director, producer and screenwriter Abbe Hassan (b. 1981) is the producer behind the critically acclaimed feature film A Hustler’s Diary (2017), which became one of the most successful Swedish films of the year. He has directed several short films, the latest being Gold (2017), which won ‘Best Short Film’ at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival Kids, and the Grand Short Film Prize at the 2018 Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival. Hassan is currently writing the screenplay of the feature film Exodus, which he is also set to direct. Exodus is scheduled to shoot in 2019.

In his films, Hassan strives to depict an intriguing and true-to-reality image of contemporary society, working with original voices and stories to combine quality with commercial appeal.

Besides working with feature and short films, Hassan has produced over sixty commercials in the last seven years, and is one of the founders of the production company Indian Summer Film.

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Director, producer and screenwriter Abbe Hassan is the producer behind the critically acclaimed feature film A Hustler’s Diary (2017), which became one of the most successful Swedish films of the year. He has directed several short films, the latest being Gold (2017), which won ‘Best Short Film’ at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival Kids, and the Grand Short Film Prize at the 2018 Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival.

Hassan is currently writing the screenplay of the feature film Exodus, which he is also set to direct.