Amber Fares

Director, producer, cinematographer, Co-Founder

Bio:

Amber Fares is an award-winning Canadian documentary filmmaker and photographer. Her feature length directorial debut Speed Sisters has played in film festivals around the world, premiering at Hot Docs in 2015, where it was one of the top 20 Audience Choice Awards, and winning the Audience Award at the Irish Film Institute Festival. Amber’s continually expanding storytelling approach is driven by the belief that personal stories can best help connect audiences to important topics and issues. She has worked with organizations like UNRWA, Defence for Children International and Amnesty International. Amber co-founded SocDoc Studios to produce story-driven films that explore social issues.