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Zulfiya Hamzaki is a documentary filmmaker from India. Her films have explored women in sport, immigration in America, native American issues, Silicon Valley’s dating culture and refugee resettlement in California’s Bay area. She has worked on media and video projects in the areas of gender, sexuality, rural journalism, disability, education and environment for non-profits as well as the Indian government.

Her films have screened on cable TV in Multnomah county, at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Seattle Asian American Film Festival, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and the 14th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival (New Delhi). Her audio-visual project on women bodybuilders in India has been recognized by the International Association of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT). Her writings on film, media and gender have been published on several online platforms.

She is a recipient of the Vinod Saryu Doshi Post Graduate Fellowship in Liberal Arts and Sciences and holds an MFA in Documentary Film and Video Production from Stanford University, USA.

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