Amjad Abu Alala

Amjad Abu Alala

Sudan

Biography

Amjad Abu Al Ala is a Sudanese filmmaker who studied media at UAE University and has directed documentaries and fiction films in the UAE. As a producer and a director, he has helmed several short films that have screened at film festivals. His filmography includes: TEENA, COFFEE AND ORANGES, FEATHERS OF THE BIRDS and STUDIO, which was supervised by Abbas Kiarostami. In 2013 he won the Best Arabic Play award from the Arab Authority for “Apple Pies”. He currently heads the Programming Committee in the Sudan Independent Film Festival and is Sudan’s representative at the Arab Film Institute.

Films Selection

  • Apple Pies - 2013
  • Studio - 2012
  • Teena - 2009
  • Feathers of the Birds - 2005
  • Coffee and Oranges - 2004