Farah Abushwesha appeared at a previous festival. View this year's speakers here.

Farah Abushwesha

Producer & Founder of Rocliffe
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BAFTA nominated producer and best selling author Farah Abushwesha’s feature films include Irreplaceable You starring Gugu M’Batha-Raw, Michiel Huismann, Christopher Walken and Steve Coogan, Danny Huston’s The Last Photograph (world premiere Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017 – in competition); BAFTA nominated short The Party; Pinewood Studio’s Pressure and teen thriller Don’t Hang Up.

She is the founder of the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competition and showcase for emerging screenwriting talent and author of the Amazon best seller Rocliffe Notes – A Professional Approach for Screenwriters & Writer-Directors and her second Rocliffe Notes on Low Budget Filmmaking. Farah has produced comedy content for the White House (under the Obama Administration) and is one of Stepfeed’s Eleven Inspirational Arab Women in Film.

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