Atef Salem (Egyptian Arabic: عاطف سالم; 23 July 1927 – 30 July 2002) was an Egyptian film director. He directed 32 films between 1954 and 2001. Many of his films were scripted by the novelist Naguib Mahfouz. His 1967 film Khan el khalili was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival.
|Died||30 July 2002 (aged 75)|
- "Obituary: Atef Salem(1927-2002)". ahram.org. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
- Adel Darwish, 'Obituary: Atef Salem ; Social realist of Egyptian cinema', The Independent, 20 August 2002. Online at HighBeam.
- "5th Moscow International Film Festival (1967)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
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