Anna Fahr
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Anna Fahr is an Iranian-Canadian independent filmmaker and founder of Morning Bird Pictures, a production company dedicated to creating films and new media that focus on the contemporary Middle East and diaspora. Her debut narrative feature, Valley of Exile, currently on the festival circuit, won the Emerging Canadian Director Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival and the Brada Award for Best Art Direction at Mostra São Paulo International Film Festival. Her filmography includes the award-winning interactive web-docs, Migrant Mothers of Syria and My Life in Limbo, the dramatic short, Transit Game, which was shot in north Lebanon and screened in 50+ international festivals, and feature documentary, Khaneh Ma: These Places We Call Home, which was filmed in various cities in Iran, screened in international festivals, and was theatrically released at the NFB Cinema in Montreal.

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