About The Speaker
Sabiha Sumar — Jury Member
Sabiha Sumar is a Pakistani filmmaker and producer. She is best known for her independent documentary films. Her first feature-length film was ‘Khamosh Pani (Silent Waters)’, released in 2003. She is known for exploring themes of gender, religion, patriarchy and fundamentalism in Pakistan. Her body of work is a testimony of how her art form is her means for social criticism, Her films have won many international awards, including the prestigious Golden Gate at Sundance.