|Occupation||Film producer/director, non-profit/technology founder|
Mithaq Kazimi (Pronunciation: Mi-sáq Ka-zi-mi) is a media producer, known for founding entertainment, nonprofit and recently technology organizations.
His documentary 16 Days in Afghanistan is on Amazon's Top Charts since 2008. He is the founder of Dawn Breakers International Film Festival, a "Top 25 Film Festival of the World" nominee in 2014. His other projects include a series of short films, Through Her Eyes  made in and with India's Parallel Cinema cast and crew and a few public service announcement videos about HIV, Martin Luther King's speech and for Child Rights and You. He also produced the widely-televised video Quenching The Light and recently a documentary about a CNN Hero's foundation, Miracle Babies at Sharp Hospital.
He has appeared on major TV channels, including on a consecutive three week series on Salaam Afghanistan and the broadcast of his speech on Martin Luther King Day in San Diego Golden Hall via NBC and KPBS. Many well-known musicians have provided the score for his film including Farhad Darya, Larry Porter, Ahmad Shah Hassan, Hariprasad Chaurasia and KC Porter.
The Hindu, India's second largest newspaper, noted Mithaq Kazimi's Through Her Eyes and Rituparno Ghosh’s Raincoat as the inspiration for the Tamil film Gnabagangal (2009). In 2014, after Gosh's passing, Kazimi's English adaptation of Gosh's films have been discussed in film festivals in India and retrospectives held in Bangladesh and other countries.
In 2010, he made a film about the life of Azim Khamisa, Tariq Khamisa and Tony Hicks with the Tariq Khamisa Foundation  featuring the now social activist Nate Howard in the lead role. On his personal blog, he has interviewed some prominent figures including camera inventor Ren Ng, author Julio Savi, comedian Aman Ali, architect Fariborz Sahba, musician Red Grammer among others.
In 2014, he started the Humans of New York-inspired project Humans of San Diego. and a social enterprise with photographer Don Mira to utilize technology to connect people who like to help world's orphans.
Besides films, Kazimi is the author of two books; a photobook introducing rural Mexico and another, an introduction to the top female directors of the world.
|2015||Untitled Occupy Movement Film||Producer, Director||US|
|2013||El Hombre Sencillo||Producer, Director||Mexico|
|2011||Just Shoot Me Please||Producer, Writer, Director||US|
|2011||Both Sides of The Gun||Producer, Co-writer, Director||US|
|2010||A Living Miracle||Producer||Guam, US|
|2010||One Way Alley||Writer, Director||US|
|2010||Bridges in Between||Cinematographer||US|
|2010||A Time Will Come||Producer||India, US|
|2009||Amor in Motion||Editor||Brazil, US|
|2009||An Affair||Producer||China, US|
|2009||Quenching the Light||Producer||Iran, US|
|2008||Into the Blues||Director||US|
|2008||16 Days in Afghanistan||Producer, Editor||Afghanistan|
|2008||Strangers At Night||Producer, Co-writer, Director||US|
|2007||He Was the Beginning||Producer, Editor||US|
|2006||Through Her Eyes||Co-Producer, Writer, Director, Editor||India|
|2004||Wasted Drops||Producer, Director||US|
|2002||Dream Possessor||Writer, Director, Producer||US|
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