Joseph Fahim is an Egyptian film critic and programmer. He is a member of Berlin Critics' Week and the Arab representative of Karlovy Vary Film Festival. He is also the former director of programming of the Cairo International Film Festival. He co-authored various books on Arab cinema and has contributed to numerous publications in the Middle East, including Al-Monitor, Al Jazeera, Visions, Egypt Independent and The National (U.A.E.), along with international film publications such Verite. His writings have been published in five different languages thus far.