|Place of birth:||:||Nazareth, Israel|
|Also Known as||:||هاني أبو أسعد|
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hany Abu-Assad ( born 11 October 1961) is a Dutch-Palestinian film director. His film Paradise Now, about two Palestinian men preparing for a suicide attack in Israel, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2006 Description above from the Wikipedia article Hany Abu-Assad, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.