Amber Fares (Canada)

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. is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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