Amjad Al Rasheed


2016: "The Parrot” Short film co-directed with Darin J. Salam

Funded by the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung

2011: "Hit the Road" – Short Film written by Ahmad Ameen

2010: "Bitter Days" – Short Film Written and Directed by Amjad Al Rasheed

Films in our catalogue


Jordan, nowadays. After the sudden death of her husband, Nawal, 30s, has to fight for her part of inheritance in order to save her daughter and home in a society where having a son would be a game (...)


Amjad Al Rasheed, a Jordanian director and writer born in 1985, has an MFA in Cinematic Arts with a concentration on Directing and Editing. In 2016 he was selected by "Screen International" as one of five "Arab Stars of Tomorrow" highlighting the up-and-coming young talents of the region.

He attended the Talent Campus during the 57th Berlinale, after which he directed short films that garnered nominations and won prizes at various Arab and international film festivals.