Ameen Nayfeh

Film Director, Palestine

“Ameen Nayfeh is a writer and director born in Palestine in 1988. He spent his formative years moving between Jordan and Palestine. Despite an early interest in filmmaking, he earned his B.Sc. in nursing from Al-Quds University in East Jerusalem in 2010. In 2012, he graduated with an MFA from the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Jordan with the goal of telling authentic stories from his region. He has written, produced, and directed several award-winning shorts, and has been freelancing for film and TV production for the past 6 years. His acclaimed works include The Eid Gift (2012), Suspended Time (2014), and The Crossing (2017).” (Catalogue El Gouna Film Festival 2020)

Awarded Films

  • 200 Meters
    in 4th El Gouna Film Festival