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Kamal grew up in Lodz, Poland where his parents were studying in the Polish film school.  Being permanently with his father on sets, kamal developed an early interest in cinema. After  he  finished   high  school, kamal  had  decided  to  study cinematography  and got  admitted into  one of  the  most   prestigious film   schools  in  the world – The Russian  federation State Institute of Cinematography “VGIK” Where he studied under the strict tutelage of Vadim Yusov, the legendary  cinematographer  of    A.Tarkovsky. And six year later, in1994, he graduated with a Master's 

Degree in Cinematography with honors. Very early in his career, Kamal has been recognized in numerous festivals around the globe and started receiving international awards for best cinematography.   

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