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Ahmed Mansour's Bio
Ahmed Mansour is an award-winning filmmaker and visionary from Gaza, Palestine. He did his masters in News and Film at New York University (NYU). Before moving to the US in 2015, he made a series of short films highlighting the humanitarian crisis in Gaza Strip after three successive wars. Ahmed’s debut was his feature film “Brooklyn Inshallah” that had its World Premiere at the 2019 Mountainfilm Festival and New York City Premiere at DOC NYC. Ahmed has received residencies and fellowships from Duke University and from Washington Center for Narrative Studies. He’s currently serves as the creative director at Filistia, a company he founded for art and films. He also serves as the director of Art Curation at the Museum of the Palestinian People in Washington D.C.