Afia Nathaniel

Afia Nathaniel

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Computer-scientist-turned-filmmaker, Afia, loves pushing the boundaries of narrative film.

Her debut feature film DUKHTAR (Daughter) premiered at Toronto in 2014 and become Pakistan’s Official Submission for Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards®. The film has played to critical acclaim in over 20 countries and is the recipient of several awards including Audience Award for Best Feature at Creteil, Best World Feature at Sonoma, Best Director and Best Feature Film at South Asian International Film Festival.