Mehreen Jabbar, Director

Mehreen Jabbar, Director

Director/Producer

https://www.mehreenjabbar.com/

BIO AND FILMOGRAPHY Mehreen is a prolific and critically acclaimed director and producer with an extensive two decade long career with 2 feature films, 16 TV series, 11 TV films and multiple shorts and medium-length films for television to her credit. She has earned numerous accolades and awards for her work, which has consistently brought her both commercial and critical success. Mehreen's first feature film titled ‘Ramchand Pakistani’ premiered in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2008. It was awarded the FIPRISCI Prize by the International Federation of Film Critics, the Satyajit Ray Award at the London Film Festival and was screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for a week-long run. It was released theatrically in Pakistan, India and the United Kingdom with digital distribution in the US. Her second feature film Dobara Phir Se filmed in New York and Karachi had a successful theatrical release in Pakistan, the UK, USA and the UAE in December 2016. It was also showcased at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival, the Chicago South Asian Film Festival and the Issaquah Film Festival, Seattle. Mehreen has been a member of the National Board of Film Censors in Karachi, a founding member of the KaraFilm Festival in Karachi, Pakistan and a founder member of the NGO WAR (War Against Rape). In 2012 She was invited to the Maisha Film Lab in Uganda - a non-profit training lab founded by director Mira Nair to be a directing mentor. She is the recipient of several awards for her work and has served as a jury member in many local and international film festivals. Mehreen lives in Brooklyn, New York.