Makhdoom Ammar Aziz
|Alma mater||National College of Arts|
|Years active||2007 - present|
Ammar Aziz is a Pakistani documentary filmmaker  and left-wing activist. As a filmmaker, he was initially known for his work about the working class of Pakistan. A graduate of Lahore's National College of Arts, he was the only  filmmaker from Pakistan to be selected in 2012 for the Talent Campus of the Berlin International Film Festival. He was selected for his documentary about the power-loom workers of Faisalabad which was also screened at the Solidar Silver Rose Award 2011 in Brussels. His documentary about the home-based women workers of Hyderabad has been screened at several labour film festivals in the United States and Europe.
His debut feature film A Walnut Tree had its world premiere at IDFA. The film won awards from Film SouthAsia, Moscow International Documentary Film Festival  and also won the International Federation of Film Critics Award.
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- "Seeking a Home".