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Bio

Born in Jordan, raised in Ohio, Amin Matalqa is a writer/director whose feature films include: Sundance winning Jordanian Oscar entry, Captain Abu Raed; Walt Disney Studios' soccer drama, The United; the romantic comedy, Strangely In Love based on Dostoevsky’s White Nights; and the upcoming adventure, The Rendezvous, starring Stana Katic (Castle) and Raza Jaffrey (Code Black) which premiers in the fall.  Amin lives in Los Angeles and has an MFA in Film Directing from the American Film Institute.  Next up: his first book of short stories: Heroes & Idiots.