Born in 1961 in Karachi, Pakistan, Sabiha Sumar studied Filmmaking and Political Science at Sarah Lawrence College, New York from 1980 to 1983. She has used her documentaries, produced for Channel Four Television, ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehpiel, ZDF/3Sat and ZDF/Arte to critique society and sensitize people about women’s lives. (09/09)
For a Place Under the Heavens
A film by Sabiha Sumar, 2003, 53 min., Color
Acclaimed director Sabiha Sumar, recent winner of the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival for her feature Silent Waters, offers ...
Girls Around the World
Directed by Maria Barea, Kaija Jurikkala, Monique Mbeka Phoba, Pascale Schmidt, Sabiha Sumar and Yingli Ma, 1999, 222 min., 4 in series, Color
Produced by Brenda Parkerson, GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD is a collection of six extraordinary documentaries that examine the hopes, dreams and worldviews ...