FILMS
 

Sandstorm ملاقات

Producer  |  writer  |  Director

Fiction, 20 minutes (2021)      

Zara, a schoolgirl in Karachi, shares a sensual dance video with her virtual boyfriend, who then blackmails her.

78 Mostra internazionale d'arte cinematografica

Zahida زاہدہ

Director | Writer | Producer | Executive Producer

 

Documentary, digital, colour, 30 min. 2018

A window into the life of the first female taxi driver in Pakistan. Zahida is a fascinating insight into the personal and professional trials undertaken by a unique woman.

https://www.zahidadoc.com/

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Metaphysiques

 

Channel 4 Random Acts commission

Director | Writer | Producer | Executive Producer

Art film, digital, colour, 3 min. 2015

Entangled bodies of ambiguous gender are engaged in combative exploration of each other's boundaries. The work aims to challenge preconceived notions of femininity, power, strength and heroic eroticism.

One Day in Whitechapel

 

Arts Council England commission

Producer | Writer | Director

 

Drama, colour, super 16mm, 13 min. 2015

 

Two teenagers start their day on the opposite sides of the barricades during a racist demonstration in Whitechapel, East London. When Sam watches her friends beat a young skinhead, instead of joining the fight, she saves the boy. An unlikely friendship sparks when the two teenagers are stuck in a shed hiding from threats outside.

Towards a Militant Conceptualism

 

Arts Council England commission

Director | Writer | Producer

 

Film essay, Super 16mm & DV, black & white, 13 min. 2013

 

The film explores the director’s personal experiences of protest, dealing with agents of the State and questioning the origins of law. It’s an open argument on protest and its relationship to art, with the proposition of art as a medium of the former.

Price of Freedom

 

Project developed at NFTS Film Clinic, UK & AniDox, Denmark

Director | Writer | Producer

 

Animated documentary, Super 8 and DV, 3 min. 2013 

Two sisters write to each other between Karachi and London. One ran away from home in London and the other stayed with her family that return-ed to Pakistan.