Maher´s first directorial debut feature and Cristi Puiu feature among Marseille’s FIDLab 2022 projects.

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Amina Maher, b. 1992, 
Based in Berlin, Germany

Short Bio

Amina Maher (b. Tehran, 1992) is a queer filmmaker and artist whose works train her unblinking gaze on the breakdown of the family structure, shame culture, and patriarchal myths. Her cinematic activity began as the main protagonist of the film Ten (2002) by Abbas Kiarostami, nominated for the Palmedór at Cannes 2002. She was recorded without her knowledge. She was an actor in the film, "10+4", which premiered at Cannes Film Festival Acid Section and San Sebastian Film Festival in 2006. Her first short film, Letter to My Mother (20Min 2019), has received worldwide attention with +200 Festival Selections and +50 Awards. Her first feature film has been part of FID Lab Marseille Forum and Dok Fest München Forum in 2022.