Emily Atef

Emily Atef

Germany

Biography

Emily Atef was born in Berlin to French and Iranian parents. She grew up in Los Angeles, France, and London before moving back to Berlin to study film directing at the DFFB Film Academy. Her first feature MOLLY'S WAY (2005) received numerous international awards, including the Grand Jury Award at the Mar del Plata FF in Argentina. Her second feature, THE STRANGER IN ME, had its world premiere at Critics' Week in Cannes, before going on to win numerous international awards. Emily’s latest feature KILL ME, a road movie shot in Germany and France, won the award for Best European Film at the Bradford IFF.

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