I navigate narratives that can´t be told without motion pictures, sound, and control over "time".
Maher´s first directorial debut feature and Cristi Puiu feature among Marseille’s FIDLab 2022 projects.
Baltic Sea Docs gets under way - Cineuropa
LETTER TO MY MOTHER
Short Film - Trailer
Amina Maher, b. 1992,
Based in Berlin, Germany
Amina Maher (b. Tehran, 1992) is a filmmaker and artist whose works train her unblinking gaze on the breakdown of the family structure, shame culture, and patriarchal myths. Her films have been part of Cannes Film Festival, San Sebastián International Film Festival, CPH:DOX, Feminale - The International Dortmund | Cologne Women's Film Festival, and Shorts México among many others. Her first short film, Letter to My Mother (20Min 2019), has received worldwide attention with +200 Festival Selections and +50 Awards. Her first directorial feature film has been part of FID Lab Marseille, Dok Fest München Forum, and Baltic Sea Docs in 2022. She has a BA in Film from Limkokwing University in Malaysia and MA In Film Directing from Babelsberg Film University in Germany.