Ahmed Mansour

Ahmed Mansour, born and raised in Gaza Strip, is an NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, News and Documentary Program graduate. His debut film “Brooklyn Inshallah”, a feature documentary on the first Palestinian to ever run for the NY City Council, was released in 2019 and premeired at prestigous film festivals such as DOC NYC and TPFF. POV Magazine wrote, “Ahmed Mansour has made a verité film about democracy in action. He was named the 2019 MountainFilm Emerging Filmmaker Fellow based in Telluride, Colorado. Ahmed is the founder and head of productions at Philistia Films. He has spoken to audiences at Duke University, Columbia University and the Washington Center for Narrative Studies about his journey with filmmaking as a result of 2014 Israel’s attack against Gaza.