Speaker Anam Abbas

Speaker Anam Abbas


Anam Abbas


Anam Abbas is a Canadian-Pakistani filmmaker. As a producer and DOP her first feature Showgirls of Pakistan, premiered in competition at IDFA 2020 and was released globally by VICE in 2021. Anam's first feature documentary as a director, award-winning This Stained Dawn, premiered in International Competition at the 2021 Sheffield Doc Fest.

Her first fiction feature, In Flames, directed by Zarrar Kahn, had its World Premiere at Directors Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival 2023, followed by TIFF, Busan, Sitges, Helsinki, SXSW Sydney and Red Sea FF. She won the CMPA Emerging Producer Award 2023. Anam is one of the founders of the Documentary Association of Pakistan.

Speaking on: In Flames: from Telefilm’s Talent to Watch program to the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes

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