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Negotiating Liberation: Don't Be a Dream, Please Be Real

Negotiating Liberation: Don’t Be a Dream, Please Be Real

Amirah Tajdin

This film is part of Marley Hansens Carte Blanche, programmer for Nowness in London, and presented as part of the free Pop-up programming from March 16 to 26, 2022 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm in the Tudor Hall at Holt Renfrew Ogilvy.

East is the the new west for a young African couple finding love in Dubai.
Director Amirah Tajdin, Amirah Tajdin

In Partnership with

Toronto Black Film Festival


Amirah Tajdin

Amirah Tajdin

Amirah Tajdin is a Kenyan artist and filmmaker. She graduated from Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Photography) in South Africa and Goucher College Maryland (USA).

Over a ten year period of film-making she has crafted a signature style of blending reality with fiction through her strong visual language in both her commercial and cinematic work. This has seen her helm campaigns for branded content, fashion films, music videos and TVCs for brands such as Cadillac, Saudi Telecom, Bloomingdales, Virgin Mobile, Pepsi and the Louvre Abu Dhabi to make up some of her portfolio; the latter being a case study film for TBWA/RAAD’s Cannes Golden Lion for The Highway Gallery Project’. Her branded content film SISTERHOOD: ACTION for Girls Who Code was a Tribeca X Award 2019 finalist.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team

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