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Master Class with Mai Masri & Mira Nair

  • 612 Schermerhorn Columbia University West 116th Street New York, NY United States (map)



In the Master Class, open to all students and faculty, Mai Masri discussed her experiences and approach to filmmaking, showed clips from her films, and spoke with Mira Nair about moving from documentary to fiction and about women directors.

Mira Nair began in documentary but has gone on to make many award-winning feature films including Salaam Bombay, Monsoon Wedding, Vanity Fair, The Namesake, and The Reluctant Fundamentalist.


Center for Justice
Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality
Middle East Institute
Columbia School of the Arts

Earlier Event: April 25
3000 Nights