Zulfiya Hamzaki is a filmmaker, producer and audio-visual artist. She has worked on various 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 explored women in sport, immigration in America, native American issues, Silicon Valley’s dating culture and refugee resettlement in the Bay area.
Her audio-visual project on women bodybuilders in India has been recognized by the International Association of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT). Her films have screened at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Seattle Asian American Film Festival and the 14th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival (New Delhi). 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.