Najma Nuriddin is an award-winning filmmaker with over 10+ years of experience as a filmmaker and educator. Her work is centered in domestic ethnography, ethnography telling socially and culturally relevant stories that focus on humanity and history. After receiving her M.F.A. in film at Howard University, Najma has lived, worked, and traveled to various parts of the world, including Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Her films have screened nationally and internationally and received multiple awards. Most recently, Najma was awarded research and development funds for her upcoming feature-length documentary film "You're Muslim?" from the Southern Documentary Fund. The Alliance for a Healthier World also awarded Najma the launchpad grant to develop her multimedia project that addresses period poverty. Currently based in Baltimore, Maryland, Najma is a filmmaker in residence at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches courses and is developing a digital archive based on the documentary film, "Not in My Neighbourhood."
Films by Najma Nuriddin
Not in My Neigbourhood tells the intergenerational stories of the ways in which ordinary citizens respond to the policies, process, and institutions driving contemporary forms of spatial violence and gentrification in Cape Town, New York, and São Paulo.