Archival/Researcher Mohammed Ali Sheikh:
Mohammed Ali Sheikh has been making documentary films since the age of 17, and now ten years on, he has been part of some groundbreaking documentaries, including Outlawed in Pakistan by Hilke Schellman and Habiba Nausheen, for which he won an Emmy award in the research category in 2014.
Ali has in the past worked with numerous pioneering directors and NGO’s including Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, UNDP, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Vice and Charter for compassion. Together, they have managed to bring to the screen, stories of marginalized people, while creating dialogue over social issues. Ali endeavors to use the power of film making to raise awareness about those who the world has forgotten.