Karim is an award-winning filmmaker. Karim started my career at Time Warner’s international policy office working with the company’s Warner Bros., HBO, Fortune and Turner divisions. In 2005, he launched an independent film company currently producing a film on Ibn Battutah, a colorful, but forgotten 14th century Moroccan adventurer. His latest documentary “War Child” chronicles the life story of Emmanuel Jal, former South Sudanese child soldier turned international hiphop sensation. Karim is also working on the documentary “Kidnapped”, which is based on real-life events about his family’s kidnapping during a vacation gone awry in the South of Yemen three years ago. He is also directing a documentary on storytellers and a film on the ailing news industry in the US. Karim holds a degree in International Politics and a Certificate in International Business Diplomacy from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is fluent in German, Arabic, and English. Karim resides in Washington, DC.
Updated February 2009