|Occupation||Film producer/director, non-profit/technology founder|
Mithaq Kazimi (Pronunciation: Mi-sáq Ka-zi-mi) is a media producer, founder of a technology and nonprofit organization.
He founded the Dawn Breakers International Film Festival, a "Top 25 Film Festival of the World" nominee in 2014, along with KDK Factory, a media production and distribution company as well an accelerator-backed tech company. His notable films include the production of 16 Days in Afghanistan and distribution of The Gardener.
His international work include Through Her Eyes, produced in India and scored by Farhad Darya. The film is currently on IMDB's Most Popular Short Films of India. The Hindu, India's second largest newspaper, noted it as Rituparno Ghosh’s english adaptation of Raincoat In 2014, after Gosh's passing, Kazimi's adaptation has been discussed in film festivals in India and retrospectives held in Bangladesh and other countries.
His other projects include a series of narratives, Ad films and documentaries about HIV, Martin Luther King's speech and for Child Rights and You. He also produced the widely-televised social campaign video Quenching The Light and recently a documentary about a CNN Hero's foundation, Miracle Babies at Sharp Hospital.
In 2010, he made a film about the life of Azim Khamisa and Tony Hicks with the Tariq Khamisa Foundation featuring the now social activist Nate Howard in the lead role. Recently, his photographic work, Humans of San Diego, inspired by Humans of New York has gained attention and following. Exhibition of his photographic work from Mexico has been held in a gallery in Escondido as well as in WorldBeat Cultural Center.
|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|
- "Coolest Film Festivals: Vote For The Environmental/Social Cause Fests Most Likely To Save The World by Lara Colocino". MovieMaker Magazine.
- "Boomtown Boulder blasts off nine startups". Tech+.
- "Afghanland.com Afghanistan Fims Movies". afghanland.com.
- "IMDb: Most Popular Short Films With Country of Origin India". IMDb.
- "Mixed recipe lacks punch". The Hindu.
- "Awards". gffn.org.
- "Retrospective of Films of Rituparno Ghosh at Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre at Gulshan in Dhaka Inauguration at 6:30 PM on June 13, 2013, June 20, June 27 and July 4, 2013". hcidhaka.gov.in.
- "afghancounciluk.org". afghancounciluk.org.
- "Miracle Babies - Non-Profit San Diego, CA". Miracle Babies : Non Profit.
- "USC Students Allege Racial Profiling By LAPD". NPR.org. 8 May 2013.
- "Everyday San Antonians, extraordinary photos". San Antonio Express-News.
- "Humans of San Diego". Facebook.
- "Mehr International Cultural Center (M. Gallery)". Kodoom.com.
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