Speed Sisters

Speed Sisters is a 2015 documentary film by Amber Fares that follows the all-female Palestinian racing team the Speed Sisters and explores the social issues surrounding their career.[2] It was pitched at the 2011 MeetMarket part of Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Speed Sisters
Speed Sisters poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byAmber Fares
Produced by
  • Amber Fares
  • Avi Goldstein
  • Jessica Devaney
StarringThe Speed Sisters
Edited byRabab Haj Yahya
SocDoc Studios
Distributed byDogwoof, First Run Features, Blue Ice Docs
Release date
  • 29 April 2015 (2015-04-29) (Hot Docs)
  • 25 March 2016 (2016-03-25) (United Kingdom)
Running time
78 minutes[1]
  • Palestine
  • United States
  • Qatar
  • United Kingdom
  • Denmark
  • Canada
LanguagesArabic, English


The film is an international co-production between companies in Palestine, the United States, Qatar, the United Kingdom, Denmark and Canada.


Speed Sisters received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an 80% score based on 5 reviews, with an average rating of 7.7/10.[3]


  1. ^ "SPEED SISTERS (PG)". British Board of Film Classification. 24 February 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  2. ^ Shabi, Rachel. "Speed Sisters: meet the Middle East's female car-racing team". the Guardian. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Speed Sisters (2015)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 24 February 2016.

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