major Laith Al-Majali was credited as a researcher on two Travel
Channel programs, "Guide to Jordan" and "Guide to
Qatar." He has won recognition in several newspapers and magazines
in Jordan, much of it for his Elon-based video-production work.
He was also interviewed for an article about the future of Jordan's
film-production industry by Al-Rai, Jordan's largest newspaper.
"I was asked to voice the concerns of the young generation
of potential filmmakers," he said.
enrolled in Elon's London program during the fall term, and is spending
the Winter Term back home in Jordan, working on a number of short
films with Amman Filmmakers Cooperative. He is the first recipient
of Elon University's King Hussein Scholarship.
Ten of his
photos have been selected to be shown in a London exhibition of
the work of young Jordanian photographers. It will be on view in
February under the patronage of Crown Prince Hamzah bin Al-Hussein