Shamim Sarif

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Writer and director Shamim Sarif is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter and director for film and TV. She is also a long-time advocate for the rights of women and the LGBTQ+ community. Her new book, The Athena Protocol, is a feminist thriller released by HarperCollins in October 2019 as the first in a Young Adult series. The book is being ... See full bio »

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The World Unseen Director


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  Bitter Harvest (TV Series) (filming)
 2021 A House on Fire (TV Movie)
 2020 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rigid Silence (2020)
 2011 The House of Tomorrow (Documentary)
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 2016 Despite the Falling Snow (novel "Despite the Falling Snow") / (written for the screen by)
 2011 The House of Tomorrow (Documentary)
 2008 I Can't Think Straight (screenplay)
 2007 The World Unseen (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2008 I Can't Think Straight
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 2011 The House of Tomorrow (Documentary)
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 2000 Filligoggin (TV Mini-Series) (script editor - 2000)
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 2014 Once Upon a Zipper (Short) (very special thanks)

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Book: " I Can't Think Straight". London: Enlightenment Production Limited. ISBN 9780956031617 (2001) Book: "The World Unseen". The Women's Press Limited. ISBN 9780704347120 (2004) Book: "Despite the Falling Snow". Headline Book Publishing. ISBN 9780755308675

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She and her wife, Hanan Kattan, have two sons.

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