AMARA CASH

DIRECTOR | EDITOR | FILMMAKER

ABOUT

After many years working in front and behind the camera, Amara started directing in 2012 and co-founded Under 1 Roof Productions. After a successful, award-winning run on the national and international festival circuit, Amara's debut feature, Daddy Issues, received a national theatrical release,  an exclusive Netflix license, and is streaming across all major platforms. With her immersive, script-to-screen style, Amara brings every aspect of filmmaking together in such a way that each project is its own complete and unique world. 

AWARDS

WINNER: BEST FIRST FEATURE:  

Outfest Los Angeles

 

WINNER: BEST FEATURE:  

Fort Myers Film Festival

 

WINNER: BEST FEATURE:  

Arizona Underground Film Festival, Jury Award

 

WINNER: BEST DIRECTOR:   

London International Filmmaker Festival

 

WINNER: BEST DIRECTOR:  

MidWest Weirdfest

 

WINNER: BEST FEATURE, BEST DIRECTOR:

NOVA International Film Festival

REVIEWS

"Amara Cash’s directorial debut is a sensual feast" -LA TIMES

"Amara Cash has crafted one of the more unique films of the year" -THEPLAYLIST.NET

“Amara Cash is an exciting new talent with vision, style, and a twisted sense of humor.” -INSIDE OUT TORONTO

“Cash is unhesitant in depicting female sexual pleasure.”  -FILM INQUIRY 

"Director Amara Cash is an absolute revelation whose work here is that of a veteran filmmaker even as it is her first feature length film.

She has an impeccable eye, and her choices make for a movie of beautifully detailed visuals." -GEEKSMEDIA

“A beautiful nightmare...Amara Cash has a brilliant vision for the neon- punk world of millennial fashion design” -PUNCHDRUNKCRITICS

"The cotton candy production design places the audience in a world perfectly crafted by a bold, uncompromising filmmaker; Amara Cash delivers a picturesque nightmare of post-modern Queer cinema." -SF INDIEFEST

“This promising and highly original debut feature is steered by commanding performances from the central duo and Cash’s keen eye for colorful visuals, playful costumes, and arresting sets.” -MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

“Amara Cash’s direction makes the film fit in perfectly with the canon of high-caliber of dark comedies aimed towards young women who have swept the indie scene” -STARRY MAGAZINE

 

"Placing Cash’s film within the context of queer cinema’s past and present shouldn’t distract from how truly unique it is. It’s a tribute to weirdos and outsiders in theme and story, but also style. The cinematography, editing, and costumes (oh my, the costumes!) work in unison to create a truly magnetic experience." -AUTOSTRADDLE

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