Hanan Kattan


Hanan Kattan is a Jordanian-born, British-based, lesbian film producer of Palestinian origin. Kattan has produced three feature films through Enlightenment Productions including 1950’s South African lesbian drama/love story The World Unseen and contemporary urban romantic comedy I Can’t Think Straight.

Kattan also conceived the 2010 TEDx Holy Land Conference, which brought together Arab and Israeli women to discuss issues of mutual interest in technology, entertainment and design, which then became the subject of the 2011 documentary film, The House of Tomorrow. Kattan lives in the UK with her wife, Shamim Sarif.