Farihah Zaman

Farihah Zaman is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, critic and programmer. Her diverse background in the film industry includes working as the Acquisitions Manager at Magnolia Pictures, as the Program Manager of The Flaherty Seminar, and writing for several publications including Huffington Post, AV Club, Reverse Shot and Filmmaker magazine. Remote Area Medical was her first feature film, which was followed by the short Kombit (2014 Sundance Film Festival) and second feature This Time Next Year (2014 Tribeca Film Festival).

@brandnewfarihah

RT @imraansiddiqi: Always check with your abuser first, before standing up for yourself. https://t.co/kwlQfTN90V

3 weeks ago

Talks

Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talks Ravi V. Patel and Geeta V. Patel’s Meet the Patels

By Farihah Zaman | September 16, 2015

Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talks Ravi V. Patel and Geeta V. Patel’s Meet the Patels

Not just about arranged marriage, this crowdpleasing documentary is also a very honest meditation on the diaspora experience.

Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talks Albert Maysles’ Iris

By Farihah Zaman | May 4, 2015

Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talks Albert Maysles’ Iris

One of the last films by the late, great documentarian captures the special spirit of fashion iconoclast Iris Apfel, and his friendship with her.

Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talks David and Albert Maysles, Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer’s Grey Gardens

By Farihah Zaman | March 9, 2015

Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talks David and Albert Maysles, Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer’s Grey Gardens

A personal take on the newly re-released classic documentary directed by Albert Maysles, who passed away last week.

Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talk Documentary Filmmaking: It’s Not Just Here to Tell You What to Do

By Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman | November 29, 2014

Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman (Remote Area Medical) Talk Documentary Filmmaking: It’s Not Just Here to Tell You What to Do

The husband-and-wife filmmaking team question the recent idea that activism must play a direct role in documentary cinema.