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Ahmed Amer

Ahmed Amer




FeatureLab - 360 Participant 2017
Script&Pitch Participant 2016
Interchange Participant 2011


Ahmed Amer lives between Cairo and New York. FEATHERS OF A FATHER is his fourth feature as a screenwriter. Amer has recently finished shooting his first feature as a writer/director called BALASH TEBOSNI (supported by SANAD). His writing credits include WINTER OF DISCONTENT (Venice Orizzonti 2013) and Arabic dialogue for Shirin Neshat’s upcoming project called Looking For Oum Kalthoum. Amer’s script ALI, THE GOAT, AND IBRAHIM premiered at Dubai Film Festival 2016 and won best actor prize. It also has a wide theatrical release in France. Amer is currently developing film projects with companies in UAE, Egypt and the US.