Films by Filmmaker
Meena Nanji has been working in film/video for the last twelve years. She is known for her experimental and documentary work which has been recognized by the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Paul Robeson Fund, The American Film Institute, Center for Asian American Media, among others. Her work has won numerous awards and has screened at film/video festivals internationally as well as broadcast on PBS stations throughout the US, and on European television. Titles include View From A Grain of Sand an examination of the last 30 years of women's rights in Afghanistan, Voices of the Morning a 15 minute piece about the effects of orthodox muslim law on a young women, Living in Colour about 2nd generation South Asian youth living in Los Angeles, It Is A Crime and others. Meena has produced short films for channel 4 UK and RAI television Italy. She has curated and coordinated various film/video festivals and screenings around the world and has been a juror on grant-giving organizations and for film festivals. She has also been invited to guest lecture at universities and conferences around the world, and is a freelance writer.