Nasheed Qamar Faruqi
I’m an independent filmmaker working in documentary and fiction. Most recently, I made “David Hawkins: A Battle of the Mind” for Daniel Pick’s Hidden Persuaders Group at Birkbeck (nominated for AHRC Research Film of the Year). I am developing my first feature, “People Are Strange” with Creative England’s iFeatures.
I have a sideline in teaching and cultural policy. I was educated at Wadham College Oxford; Queen Mary, London, and Columbia University in New York. I speak Urdu, French, Italian and Spanish.
Clore changed everything about my practice. It helped me find the confidence and clarity to do the work I’ve always dreamt of making. Moreover I hope it’s also helping me do this with greater skill and in keeping with my core values.
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