We are a team of immigrants and grandchildren of immigrants. We love to tell American stories of people, places, and events. We have a penchant for South Asian American, Middle Eastern, and Latin American stories and storytellers.

SUFDARI is written by Laila Kazmi, a Pacific Northwest based writer, producer, and a filmmaker.  She has produced numerous short documentary style stories for television, hosted interviews and curated film programs. A a senior producer at Seattle’s PBS television station, Laila pitched and launched the digital series Borders & Heritage, and curated two season of the independent film series REEL NW. She is a Northwest Emmy winner and five time nominee.


SUFDARI is the produced by KAZBAR MEDIA.