Conversation with Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

9/13/2018 Seattle, WA – Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is one of the most courageous documentary filmmakers of today. I first interviewed her when she had just made her first documentary in 2003 and have followed her progression since then. So it was a great pleasure to host this conversation with Sharmeen at the Seattle University Pigott…

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Films of Prasanna Vithanage

Prasanna Vithanage is one Sri Lanka’s leading filmmakers. This interview was conducted at Seattle’s PBS television station, while Vithanage was visiting for a retrospective of his work at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival.

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Meet the Filmmaker: Rubaiyat Hossain, Writer & Director of ‘Under Construction’

On being a woman director in a fledgling film industry.

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Facebook Live: Talking Films at the 12th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival

Tribeca alum, Pakistani director Mehreen Jabbar, and actor Adeel Husain in a post-film discussion after the Seattle screening of ‘Dobara Phir Se’

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Facebook Live – Song of Lahore Q/A at 11th Tasveer Seattle South Asian Film Festival

Directed by Andy Schoken and Pakistan’s only Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinnoy, ‘Song of Lahore’ tells the story of the Sachal Jazz Ensemble, an unlikely jazz band from Lahore, Pakistan. The film premiered in Washington state with a screening at the 11th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival. Co-director Andy Schoken, Seattle native, returned to his hometown…

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