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Kalil Haddad is an experimental filmmaker based in Toronto. He has written, directed, and edited over a dozen short films including: Farm Boy (19), The Taking of Jordan (22), and His Smell (23). His work has screened internationally at festivals and gallery exhibitions in Europe, Latin America, and the United States; including Indie Memphis, Kasseler Dokfest, London Short Film Festival, and Onion City Experimental, where The Taking of Jordan was awarded a Jury Prize for Best of the Festival. Writing on his films have appeared in Tone Glow, Cinema Year Zero, and Counter Arts, among other publications.

His work appears in the collections of The Film-Makers’ Cooperative, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, and Vtape.

KALIL HADDAD, 2024