A local of Riyadh and New York, Raed Alsemari is completing his MFA in Filmmaking at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
His first on-set experience was as a casting associate on Jon Stewart’s Rosewater in Amman, Jordan. He later spent a year producing Saudi short-form comedy with Telfaz11.
In 2016, he obtained his BA in History and Literature from Harvard University with a focus on Postcolonial Studies.
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