Amber is a Canadian born filmmaker with Lebanese roots. As an Arab female director, Amber has a unique relationship with the Speed Sisters and has built a strong personal connection with the group. She is an up-and-coming director residing in Ramallah, Palestine. Her directorial debut short, Ghetto Town premiered at the 2009 Jerusalem International Film Festival and has been shown at film festivals round the world. Amber has also produced and directed films for organisations such as UNRWA, Defence for Children International and the British Consulate. Amber co-founded SocDoc Studios to continue to produce films with a focus on social issues.
Jerusalem Moments - Ghetto Town (Orig.) / 2009 / Israel / 11 min
Seven documentary films by eight young directors, Palestinian and Israeli, reflecting the complexity of life in Jerusalem, in the context of the Israeli Palestinian conflict. They courageously confront the delicate and charged issues and present personal and political points of view about the reality in Jerusalem today.