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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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VIDEO: Mara Ahmed on The Profile

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.

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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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Tasveer’s 10th film festival brings home South Asian geopolitics by Nabeeha Chaudhary, The Seattle Globalist

Posted by mara on October 12, 2015  /   No Comments

  As we witness the current tragic Syrian refugee crisis, we are reminded of how significant physical space and man-made borders become in moments of crisis and how important it is to understand history with …

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Upcoming Screenings of A Thin Wall on the West Coast

Posted by mara on October 10, 2015  /   No Comments

A THIN WALL is on the festival circuit. It will be shown at: The Seattle South Asian Film Festival on Oct 25th The 3rd i Film Festival in Palo Alto on Nov 1st Langara College …

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A Thin Wall puts people’s stories at the forefront of history by Derek Scarlino, Love and Rage Media

Posted by mara on April 24, 2015  /   No Comments

Mara Ahmed, a Rochester-based filmmaker, has a small but notably socially conscious list of works. Her latest film, A Thin Wall, debuted at The Little Theatre in Rochester on April 10th. A Thin Wall is …

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