Madiha Aijaz

Madiha Aijaz at IFFR

In her films, photography and writing, Madiha AIJAZ (1981-2019, Pakistan) explored the experience of pleasure and privacy in urban spaces. She graduated from the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture – where she later worked as an assistant professor – with a bachelor's degree in Design and held an MFA in Photography and Related Media from Parsons. In 2014, Aijaz published a book on Hindu temples in Pakistan and her art was exhibited internationally, including at Urban Flux Film Festival in Johannesburg and IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival in New Delhi. At IFFR 2019, her most recent work These Silences Are All the Words (2018) was screened in the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition. Shortly after her visit to Rotterdam, she passed away in her hometown Karachi.


(all short) Veer Ras (2015), Memorial for the Lost Pages (2018), These Silences Are All the Words (2018, doc)

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Madiha Aijaz at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR