Kamar Ahmad Simon

Kamar Ahmad Simon is a writer, director, and architect. He grew up in an orthodox Muslim family in postcolonial Dhaka with an abusive father, from whom he found refuge in nature, close to animals and the boats waiting to leave the port. As a newly qualified architect, he discovered the cinema world at local film festivals and was truly captivated. He debuted with Are You Listening! in 2012. Despite the lack of film schools in Bangladesh, Simon has managed to receive many prestigious scholarships from Western European film circles.