Amber Fares is a New York City based Director, Producer and Cinematographer
The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Grabbing headlines and turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the heart of the gritty, male-dominated Palestinian street car-racing scene. Weaving together their lives on and off the track, SPEED SISTERS takes you on a surprising journey into the drive to go further and faster than anyone thought you could.
Credits: Director, Producer, Cinematographer
THE JUDGE is a feature documentary film told through the eyes of the first woman judge, Kholoud Al-Faqih, to be appointed to the Middle East’s Shari'a courts. Directed and Produced by Erika Cohn. World Premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Broadcasted on PBS 2019
Learn more at www.thejudgefilm.com
Credits: Cinematographer, Co-Producer
America Inside Out with Katie Couric
In the six-part documentary series, Couric travels the country to speak with people bearing witness to the most complicated and consequential questions in American culture today.
Credits: Supervising Producer, Cinematographer
Winner of eight Emmys and two Golden Globes, TRANSPARENT returns for a fourth season The Pfeffermans take off on a spiritual and political journey as they dig deep into their family's history. Maura heads to Israel to speak at a conference and makes a startling discovery. Adrift in the desert, Maura, Ali, Sarah, Josh and Shelly set off on their own paths to find acceptance, love, and truth.
Credits: Associate Producer
The Fat Camp Celebrating Body Positivity
Broadly visits the first adult fat camp that focuses on celebrating bodies instead of changing or shaming them. Women from around the country gathered at Fat Camp in Henderson, North Carolina for a weekend of outdoor activities like swimming, campfires, and pool parties in a judgement-free space. For many of them, the experience among other fat women was a transformative step in their journeys towards self-love.
Follow the Monongahela River southeast from Pittsburgh to Braddock, Pennsylvania, a steel town whose residents forged America—and paid for it with their lives. The city and its surrounding area have one of the highest cancer rates in the country, and a history of health outcomes split along color lines. Braddock (population: less than 2,000) is also home to people who are determined to stick around and improve their lives and the lives of their neighbors. In this powerful new documentary series, we meet an activist, a filmmaker, a farmer, and a politician fighting to bring their town back from the brink.