Anna Fahr

Anna Fahr

Year

2017

Program

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program

Biography

Anna Fahr is an Iranian-Canadian Writer/Director/Producer based in Toronto and Beirut. Her last dramatic short, Transit Game, which was shot in north Lebanon, screened in more than 50 international festivals and won awards in Berlin, Florence and San Francisco. Her first feature documentary, Khaneh Ma: These Places We Call Home, was filmed in Iran over a period of three months and deals with questions of cultural identity and dual nationality. Anna is an alumna of TIFF's Talent Lab, Tribeca Film Festival’s All Access Lab and is a resident in the CFC's Writer's Lab. She is currently in development on several feature-length scripts that explore questions of exile, migration and refugee experiences. Anna holds an MA in Film and Middle Eastern Studies from NYU and an MFA in Screenwriting from Hollins University.