Joseph Fahim is an Egyptian film critic, programmer and lecturer. He is the Arab delegate of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, a former member of Berlin Critics' Week, the curator of the 2018 Safar Film Festival in London, and ex-director of programming of the Cairo International Film Festival. He has co-authored various books on Arab cinema and has contributed to numerous online outlets in and outside the Middle East. To date, his writings have been published in six different languages. He also works as a script consultant for various institutions and production companies around the globe.