Spotlight: Sanaa Hamri
If you’ve been to the movies recently, you may have noticed trailers for Something New, a romantic comedy starring Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker that will be released February 3rd. What you may not know is that the film is directed by a young Moroccan-American filmmaker, Sanaa Hamri. Hamri came to the United States at age seventeen to start college. Shortly after graduating, she began working in the music video industry, making a name for herself by directing videos for Mariah Carey, Prince, India.Arie, Dr. Dre, Jay Z., Jadakiss, Sting, Destiny’s Child, and others. “Something New” is her feature film debut. You can watch the trailer here.