Furat Abuhashhash studied Finance and Administration at the University of Jordan in Amman and Development Management at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. He was the cultural program coordinator at the Goethe-Institute Ramallah. At the Goethe-Institute, he was responsible for the film section, curating film programs and co-organizing local and regional film festivals. He has coordinated workshops for filmmakers and the then-only film pitching platform in the country, Ramallah DOC. Moreover, Furat has developed and implemented the Cultural Management Academy Palestine and organized various capacity building programs for cultural managers and development professionals. Since 2017 he has been residing in Berlin and working in intercultural youth projects.