Mohammed Naqvi


Public bio

Living between Pakistan and New York, Emmy-winning filmmaker Mohammed is a fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and American Film Institute’s Project 20:20 program. His work has received numerous awards, including the Amnesty Human Rights Award and the United Nations Association Festival Grand Jury Award, and has been showcased at the Museum of Modern Art. His documentary credits include Among the Believers (PBS), Shame (ShowtimeToronto, IDFA, Tribeca), Pakistan’s Hidden Shame (Channel 4, NHK, SVT, Sheffield, UNAFF), Shabeena’s Quest (Al Jazeera), and Terror’s Children (Discovery). Mohammed has produced two narrative feature films, Big River and I Will Avenge You Iago, starring Giancarlo Esposito and Larry Pine, and recently directed the narrative short Happy Things in Sorrow Times.