Khairy Beshara is an Egyptian film maker active in the Egyptian film industry since the 1970s. He is one of the Egyptian directors who re-defined Realism in Egyptian cinema in the 1980s. Beshara completed his graduation from Egyptian Higher Institute of Cinema in 1967. He started his career with a focus on documentaries then moved to feature narratives and directed 13 long features that were screened at various international film festivals. He is one of the first Egyptian and Arab directors to venture into digital film making in the late 1990s.