October 8, 2020
Nausheen Dadabhoy, is a Pakistani-American director and cinematographer from California. As a cinematographer Nausheen has lensed a number of narrative and documentary films: The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion (2019), which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and is currently streaming on Netflix; La Femme et Le TGV (2016), a live-action short Oscar nominee; the Emmy Award winning Armed with Faith (2018, additional cinematographer); Girl Unbound: War to Be Her (2016), which premiered at TIFF and aired on POV; Conscience Point (2019), which aired on Independent Lens; and J’adore Nawal a short for HBO Documentaries (2018), which premiered at Sundance. Her directorial debut The Ground Beneath Their Feet (2014) premiered at IDFA in the first appearance competition. She is currently directing her second feature film, An Act of Worship, which has received support from the Ford Foundation, IFP, Field of Vision, Hot Docs, Sundance, among others.