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Award-winning Director|Cinematographer. Illuminating under-represented voices. Multi-cultural WOC, differently-abled, survivor of assault\war, and 1st generation.
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Director | Cinematographer
"Heartbeat of a Movement" Social Justice Film Fest
Women's March 12 part series highlighting artists
NASA's Women's History Month 6 part series
NASA’s 50th Year Anniversary Apollo 7
"Women in Conflict" for UN Women
Cinematographer "Tell Me About Orange"
Executive Producer "East of the River" Tribeca/Slamdance

Celebrated Official Selections in 2019 at
The Tribeca Film Festival
Webby Awards {Winner}
Slamdance Film Festival {Winner}
Black Film Festival {Winner}
Maryland Film Festival
Social Machinery Film Festival
Maryland Film Festival
North Fork Film Festival
Still Voices Film Festival
Dallas International Film Festival
Feel the Reel International Film Festival

Personal Details

Los Angeles - Live
Anywhere Else - Can Work

United States
English, Arabic

Work Details


Women in Film and Video

Cinematographer, Camera Operator
Producer, Executive Producer

Multi-cultural WOC, differently-abled, survivor of assault/war, 1st generation. Born in San Francisco, spent 1st seven years in the ME, and formative yrs in D.C., before moving to NYC to complete her BFA from Pratt Institute. An American w/ African roots, and a Turkoman Iraqi post 9/11, I am constantly translating these worlds, with one foot on three continents. In 2019, her film East of the River screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, won Honorable Mention at Slamdance, and she directed two national campaigns for NASA and Women’s March. In 2018, she directed the first 50th year anniversary film for NASA’s Apollo Program. In 2016, Nasreen was awarded Cinematographer of the Year by NASA. In addition to creating original content for UN Women, TED, NASA, SXSW, Coachella, Discovery Networks, WITNESS, and IFC Films, Nasreen has participated in the Sundance Film Festival, and helped program AFI DOCS, The Nantucket Film Festival, The Brooklyn International Film Festival, CINE, TIVA, and the EMMYS.