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Manizhe Ali

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Nationality:  British

Manizhe is a Visual Artist & Filmmaker. She was born in Lucknow (India), lived in Makkah (Saudi Arabia) and London (UK), and calls the city of chaos Karachi her home.

Manizhe Ali has a degree in fine arts from Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture in Karachi. After a couple of group shows and a solo, she channeled her talents in production designing for television and later the need to tell stories led her to producing.  Manizhe has a hit TV series to her credit.

Side by side she worked on her short films and video art projects, which have been screening at festivals in Pakistan, Cairo, New York, Seattle and Glasgow among other places.

She has been associated with KaraFilm Festival as a member of the organizing committee and was part of the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2010

In the summer of 2010 Manizhe launched her jewellery label and the same time she started her MA in visual anthropology at the FU.

There has been a constant need to tell stories. Each story demands its own medium. The medium may vary but the heart remains constant.

Manizhe currently works and lives in Karachi.