(made in palestine project)
After a career in architecture, in early 2013 Rashid founded Made in Palestine Project, an independent arts initiative to create and promote contemporary visual art with a focus on Palestine. he produced and acted in the short film Condom Lead, which made the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival (first time ever a Palestinian short film was selected in this category). In 2015, Made in Palestine Project’s first feature film Dégradé was selected nat “La Semaine de la Critique” at the Cannes Film Festival. Rashid Abdelhamid is the founder and board member of the Palestine Film Institute that aims to promote film art and film culture in Palestine.