2022 Festival Panel
Canadian Filmmakers Roundtable
Date: May 28, 12PM
In-person @ Paradise Theatre
Abstract: A key mandate of the Festival is to platform and highlight Arab-Canadian filmmakers.
Through this discussion, filmmakers will reflection on their creative journeys, opportunities and challenges making films in Canada and beyond.
The panel follows a FREE screening of Canadian short films.
Nashwa Lina Khan is a community educator, facilitator, and researcher. She is also a writer and poet and occasionally dabbles in installation and archive that uses narrative methodologies. She holds a Masters of Environmental Studies from York University with areas of concentration focused on narrative methodologies, community and public health, refugee, and forced migration studies and is currently a PhD student at York University in Environment and Urban Change. Her work has been published in a variety of places including Vice, Rewire, This Magazine, and The New York Times. She is the host and producer of two podcasts, Muslim Rumspringa and Habibti Please.