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AMKA on Amazon; TIKKUN OLAM Gets Oscar Nom

AMKA AND THE THREE GOLDEN RULES is released worldwide on Amazon Prime. The film was written/directed by Bob Ahmed.

AMKA was reviewed in major press as “Chilling” (Village Voice), “Stunning” (Plain Dealer), “Breathtaking” (Filmthreat), and “Memorable” (WCBE/NPR). And was classified by Emirates Airlines as “one of the four great movies from around the world” in their onboard playlist.

In early December the California State Assembly recognized Bob Ahmed’s short film TIKKUN OLAM as “groundbreaking” and awarded him with a certificate of recognition. The film is about a young boy who brings hope and dignity to a homeless veteran. TIKKUN OLAM has also won 8 “Best Short Film” awards this year. TIKKUN OLAM is an official entry for the 2022 Oscars®. Read the article here.

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