Ahmed T. Ragheb is an independent filmmaker based in Pittsburgh, PA. He is originally from Cairo, Egypt. Ragheb writes and directs with his partner, filmmaker Lily Ekimian, whom he met in high school. Together they run an online arts publication, The Pittsburgher, and a film production company, Studio Ragheb. Ekimian & Ragheb have recently completed their feature debut, Portrait, an experimental documentary. They have produced and directed music videos for Daniel Knox and The Handsome Family, as well as a series of short films. Their work deals heavily with the concepts of identity and place, with a special emphasis on feminism, cultural dislocation, and domestic relationships.