Farheen is a documentary director with works that have broadcast on USA national network PBS and international television. WNET Thirteen (New York Public Television) featured her film WOMEN OF ISLAM – VEILING AND SECLUSION in their publication calling it a film “that sets the record straight on Muslim women and the veil”. The documentary aired across USA including New York and Los Angeles and was distributed widely to Universities and libraries. Covered by Fox News, KPBS, San Diego Union Tribune and diverse publications, the film was voted “most popular” at Human Rights Film Festival -Warsaw.
Farheen’s recently completed documentary FARAH was filmed in USA and Palestine over four years. The film is a co-production of PASHA FILMS and ALJAZEERA NETWORK. The film has screened at Cinema Verite Iran and Aljazeera International documentary festival and is continuing its festival circuit.
Farheen has spoken at numerous forums in USA on the topic of independent filmmaking, women in filmmaking and misrepresentation of Islam and the Middle East in USA. She has appeared in print and on television on these subjects. Please see www.pashafilms.com for details.
Farheen has also worked in production and anchoring roles for CNBC and NBC San Diego. Farheen lives in California and has a Masters in Business and Entertainment from University of San Diego and UCLA.