Amin Matalqa


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Born in Jordan, raised in Columbus, Ohio, and living in Los Angeles for the past 19 years, Sundance-winning writer/director Amin Matalqa makes films about dreamers and unsung heroes. His first feature Captain Abu Raed, won the Sundance World Cinema Audience Award (2008) and was the first Oscar submission from Jordan. Next he directed Disney's ... See full bio »

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Known For

Captain Abu Raed Director
(2007)
The Rendezvous Director
(2016)
(2014)
The United Director
(2012)

Filmography

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 2019 Jinn (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- #JinnHunter (2019)
 2016/II The Rendezvous
 2012 The United
 2007 Morning Latte (Short)
 2006 Bullseye (Short)
 2005 Heavy Weight (Short)
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Other Works:

author of article 'O Captain! My Captain! in Winter 2008-2009 issue of "Moving Pictures Magazine"

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Spouse:

Claire Naber
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Trivia:

A big film score collector. His heroes growing up were Michael Kamen, John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, James Newton Howard, Basil Poledouris, Bernard Herrman, John Barry, Hans Zimmer, and Danny Elfman.

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