Sarah Tareen

Sarah has worked in the film/documentary sector for ten years working with international broadcasters,including Channel 4 and ARTE. She is amongst the pioneering female filmmakers in Pakistan to successfully complete and showcase her feature film in cinemas nationwide. Currently, she is working on a feature documentary with Volt Film on the children of the slums in Lahore, and how a martial arts gym is getting them off the streets and away from the clutches of fundamentalism. Challenging the stereotype of a Pakistani woman, Sarah has trained in mixed martial arts for two years and aims to raise awareness on topics of women and children's rights.