Living between Pakistan and New York, Emmy-winning filmmaker Mohammed is a fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and American Film Institute’s Project 20:20 program. His work has received numerous awards, including the Amnesty Human Rights Award and the United Nations Association Festival Grand Jury Award, and has been showcased at the Museum of Modern Art. His documentary credits include Shame (2006) (Showtime- Toronto, IDFA, Tribeca), Pakistan’s Hidden Shame (2014) (Channel 4, NHK, SVT, Sheffield, UNAFF), Shabeena’s Quest (2012) (Al Jazeera), and Terror’s Children (2003) (Discovery). Mohammed has produced two narrative feature films, Big River (2005) and I Will Avenge You Lago (2005), starring Giancarlo Esposito and Larry Pine, and directed the narrative short Happy Things in Sorrow Times (2014). Mohammed is also the founder of MuNan Pictures, an independent production house which has developed programing for Showtime, Channel 4, NHK, Al Jazeera, SVT, CNN, MTV, Current TV, New York Times Television, and has recently worked with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions.
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