Filmmaker Amal Al-Agroobi spent years living in different countries around the world before returning to her home nation of the United Arab Emirates. She obtained a BSc in Biomedical sciences from the University of Durham, UK and an Msc in Neurosciences from the prestigious research facility at University College London. She then returned and pursued several personal projects, beginning her career in film.
In 2013, she was appointed an executive board member of the Sharjah Business Women's Council under royal decree by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan Al Qassimi for her commendations in the business and media sectors.
In the same year, she set up the company ALAGROOBI Films and also won the award for 'Best Up and Coming Filmmaker of 2013' at the Digital Studio Awards in Dubai. After the success of her film 'Half Emirati', Amal is already in production with her feature documentary 'The Brain That Sings'.
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