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Yusuf Al-Rahman is a graduate of Sacred Heart University's Film & Television Master of Arts program. His concentration was in screen writing and film directing. His passion as a filmmaker was influenced early in his life from prominent filmmakers like, Luke Besson, Ousmane Sembene, Michael Mann, Mustafa Akkad, and a few other stylized filmmakers.
His early childhood years were spent in West Africa where he grew fond of writng short stories eventually transitioning to long narrative stories. His background in writing drew him into screenwriting. The journey eventually led him to make the decision of becoming a filmmaker and sharing his passion with the world. He was an African Academy Award Nominee in 2014 for acclaimed short film "Father Must Die" & an award winning indepenent filmmaker for feature film "Niya" in 2015.
"When you do what you love, it's not work" - Yusuf Al-Rahman