Sami Khan is an Oscar-nominated independent filmmaker whose work has been supported by the Sundance and Tribeca Film Institutes, the Impact Partners’ Producer’s Fellowship, Rooftop Films, IFP, the Muslim Public Affairs Council, and the NBC/Universal’s Directors Fellowship. His films have screened at leading festivals including Tribeca, Toronto, Hot Docs, and Mumbai.
In this episode, Sami and Rasha talk about being a creative of color working in film, the concepts of home and identity, and what keeps him making films.
Sami’s first feature documentary THE LAST OUT won a Jury Prize at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and his 2019 short documentary ST. LOUIS SUPERMAN was nominated for an Academy Award.
ST. LOUIS SUPERMAN is available on Amazon Prime and Paramount Plus!