Sofian Khan is the founder of Capital K Pictures. He co-directed GAUCHO DEL NORTE (2015), which premiered at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and aired on PBS' America ReFramed. His shorts have appeared on AJPlus, Fusion Network, PBS, The Documentary Channel, The Atlantic and Huffington Post. He is a 2016 MacArthur Documentary Grant recipient for THE INTERPRETER.

Sofian Khan is the founder of Capital K Pictures— a New York-based production company focusing on documentary work. His shorts have appeared on PBS, Al Jazeera, Field of Vision, Fusion Network, The Atlantic and Huffington Post.  His first feature, THE DICKUMENTARY (2014)— a definitive history of the penis from its evolution millions of years ago, to today— was acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures in the US, and made its festival premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival. His second feature, GAUCHO DEL NORTE (2015), was released shortly after, co-directed with producing partner Andrés Caballero. The film was a Jerome Foundation grant recipient, about South American shepherds who are recruited to work in the American west, and was acquired by PBS for its America ReFramed series. GAUCHO DEL NORTE made its TV premiere in January and its festival premiere a month later at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

Sofian and Andrés are currently finishing another feature together, THE INTERPRETER, for which they received the MacArthur Documentary Grant.

Films by Sofian Khan

Gaucho del Norte

Far from his family in Chile, sheepherder Eraldo Pacheco must endure harsh conditions and loneliness in the high desert and isolated mountain pastures of the American west as he strives for a better life for his family. This immersive documentary offers a lyrical meditation on what it means to be an immigrant.