Ramiro Ozer Ami is an Argentine film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the critically acclaimed feature film La Ceniza, which won the Venice Film Festival award for Best Movie.
Ami was born in 1975 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied film directing at the University of Buenos Aires, and graduated in 1997. After graduating, Ami began working as an assistant director and production assistant for various television series and short films.
In 2002, Ami made his feature film debut with La Ceniza, which won the Venice Film Festival award for Best Movie. The film follows a young girl living in a small Argentine village who dreams of becoming a professional dancer. It was critically acclaimed for its realistic portrayal of rural life in Argentina, and for its exploration of gender roles and values.
Ami followed up La Ceniza with the feature film El Sol, which was nominated for a Goya Award and won numerous film festival awards. The film follows a young boy living in a rural village who dreams of becoming an astronaut. It was praised for its exploration of poverty and social inequality in Argentina.
In 2011, Ami released his third feature film, La Otra, which was nominated for a Goya Award and won several awards at film festivals. The film follows a woman living in Buenos Aires who struggles to make ends meet after her husband leaves her. It was praised for its exploration of gender roles and economic hardship.
Ami has continued to work in television and film, and in 2014 he released the feature film El Espejo. The film follows a young man who is forced to confront his past while living in a small village in Argentina. It was praised for its exploration of identity and rural life in Argentina.
Ami's films have been praised for their realism and exploration of social and political issues in Argentina. He has been credited with creating a new wave of Argentine cinema, and his work has been recognised by numerous awards and nominations. He continues to work in television and film, and is considered to be one of the most important directors in contemporary Argentina.