Photo Gallery

Laila Kazmi interviewing Pakistani documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy in Seattle at the launch of the 13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, 9/13/2018. Watch the interview.


Laila Kazmi filming an interviewing artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat at KCTS 9 studio in Seattle. Her film Looking for Oum Kulthum screened at the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. With photographer Resti Bagcal. Watch the interview.
Laila interviewing Mark Samels, Executive Producer of PBS Series ‘American Experience.’ Samels was in Seattle for the launch of the documentary The Boys of ’36. Watch the interview on KCTS 9..
Choreographer Alicia Mullikin (left) instructing dancers at the filming of our short documentary on her work for the story Chicana Choreographer Storms the Bounds of Stereotype.
With David Shields
Getting ready to interview author David Shields regarding his book, War Is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict. Watch the story at KCTS 9.
In 2015, one of Sri Lanka’s leading filmmakers Prasanna Vithanage visited Seattle to attend a retrospective on his work at the 10th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival. This shoot was an interview that we filmed with him at the KCTS 9 studio.
Moderating a Press Preview event with Dr Kiran Dhillon, programming director for the 10th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival in Seattle.
Meeting and speaking with young filmmakers in Seattle for NFFTY – the National Film Festival for Talented Youth.
INPUT 2015
In Tokyo on a fellowship for the International Public Television conference , INPUT 2015.
Interviewing playwright Yussef El Guindi in Seattle for a story about his work. Watch the story.
Interviewing Jorge L. Barón
Interviewing Jorge L. Barón, who is the executive director of the NW Immigrants Rights Project for our inaugural story for the launch of Borders & Heritage series. Watch the story.
Interviewing Dr Shirin Ebadi at Seattle University.
At the studio of Pakistani-American artist Humaira Abid’s during the filming of Heartwood. With photographer Aileen Imperial.
Getting ready to film an interview with the director of Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW). With photographers Greg Davis and Resti Bagcal.
Setting up for an interview with Densho director Tom Ikeda, about the history of Japanese internment in America. With photographer Resti Bagcal.
On Bainbridge Island filming wraps with host Enrique Cerna for the Borders & Heritage broadcast special on the unjust incarceration of Japanese Americans in internment camps. We are at the site of the ferry dock where the first Japanese families were boarded to be sent to one of ten internment camps setup in America. Today, it is the site of a memorial to those who suffered through that dark chapter in American history. With photographer Dave Ko.