Deeyah Khan

Deeyah Khan is a critically acclaimed music producer and Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary film director, whose work highlights human rights, women’s voices and freedom of expression. Her 2012 film, “Banaz,” won several international awards. Khan is also the recipient of several awards for her work supporting freedom of expression, and in 2012, she was awarded the Ossietzky Prize by the Norwegian PEN. The focus of her work and access to voices that are often overlooked and misunderstood has led to increasing demand as a speaker at international human rights events and platforms, including the United Nations. Khan is the founder and CEO of social purpose production company Fuuse, which creates works in the intersection of art and activism.


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