MNFF Honors Mo Naqvi with 'Courage in Filmmaking Award'
The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival honored Mo Naqvi with the 'Courage in Filmmaking Award' :
To recognize his continued dedication to documenting stories in the face of grave danger, MNFF is delighted to present Mohammad Ali Naqvi [Mo Naqvi] with the “Courage in Filmmaking Award.” Mo Naqvi is an internationally recognized documentarian whose groundbreaking work sheds light on governmental and human rights issues in the Middle East, where he often risks his own life to capture exclusive footage. His feature documentary Among the Believers, co-directed with Hemal Trivedi, screened at the 2016 MNFF, won multiple awards and received a 2017 Emmy nod for “Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary.”
The full statement can be read here: https://middfilmfest.org/mnff-to-honor-mo-naqvi/