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Uzma Aslam Khan on A Thin Wall

Posted by mara on April 6, 2017  /   No Comments

Pakistani novelist Uzma Aslam Khan, whose work is included in A Thin Wall, introduced the film in these words at the screening at Hampshire College in April 2017: I’m thrilled to welcome you this evening, …

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A Thin Wall: Nationalism and the Partition of India

Posted by mara on March 29, 2017  /   No Comments

Mara Ahmed: The documentary film “A Thin Wall,” a personal take on the partition of India shot on both sides of the Pakistan-India border, took me 7 years to complete. I directed and produced another …

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The Edges that Blur | Mara Ahmed | TEDxRochester

Posted by mara on March 3, 2017  /   No Comments

Born in Pakistan, raised in Belguim, and now living in New York has provided Mara Ahmed with a unique worldview. As a desendent of those impacted by the creation of the partition between Pakistan and …

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Comfort food for the diaspora | The McGill Daily

Posted by mara on November 21, 2016  /   No Comments

Sarah Shahid: Spaces Between was followed by Mara Ahmed’s documentary, A Thin Wall, on the 1947 Partition of India, which separated the British-occupied land into India and Pakistan. Shot on both sides of the border, the …

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Partition Stories: The time my grandmother carried Ghalib across the border

Posted by mara on September 1, 2016  /   No Comments

Surbhi Dewan: My engagement with lost homes and homelands began the day I was born into a family of survivors of the Partition (of the British Empire that led to the creation of India and …

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The Profile: Mara Ahmed

Posted by mara on July 26, 2016  /   No Comments

Interview with director of “A Thin Wall” at TVapex, after screening in London, April 9, 2016. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/bnAHIarXsJI” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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On “The Muslims I Know” from George Payne

Posted by mara on April 30, 2016  /   No Comments

George Payne: There is something so refreshing and compelling about telling people’s stories when they have your complete attention, respect and cooperation. Because her interviewees trust her completely, Mara Ahmed’s engrossing documentary works on all …

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VIDEO: A Thin Wall on RCTV

Posted by mara on January 9, 2016  /   No Comments

“On this episode of Conversations with Creatives, filmmaker Mara Ahmed discusses the film, A Thin Wall, that she and Surbhi Dewan made about the 1947 partition between India and Pakistan. She talks about her family’s …

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Mara Ahmed, the Filmmaker Behind A THIN WALL by Carol White Llewellyn, RCTV

Posted by mara on January 9, 2016  /   No Comments

I had the wonderful fortune to screen the film, A Thin Wall, while on the programming committee for the High Falls Film Festival. It was a stunningly beautiful documentary about the 1947 partition between India …

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VIDEO: Filmmaker Mara Ahmed on Voice of America’s Cafe DC

Posted by mara on December 18, 2015  /   No Comments

“Meet Mara Ahmed, a filmmaker born in Lahore, now living in the US. She discusses her film “A Thin Wall” about the Partition of India and the personal impact on her family.”

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