short films

"GAMES YOU CAN'T WIN"
THE NEW YORK TIMES (2016)

Directed, Produced & Edited by Malika Zouhali-Worrall & David Osit

A short documentary commissioned by The New York Times, and inspired by our feature-length film, Thank You For Playing. A transgender woman, a sufferer of severe mental illness, and the parents of a child with cancer transform their experiences into intensely personal video games. 

Watch the film and read our article at The New York Times.

"EQUALIZING MUSIC: WOMEN CHANGING THE FACE OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC"
vice / smirnoff (2017)

Edited by Malika Zouhali-Worrall

This short documentary commissioned by Vice and Smirnoff tells the story of two pioneering DJs – Chicago’s Black Madonna, and Kampala’s DJ Rachael – and their efforts to increase the number of women DJs in electronic dance music. The film was viewed more than one million times in its first two weeks online.

Watch the film on YouTube.

 

 

"They Will Say We Are Not Here"
THE NEW YORK TIMES (2012)

Directed by Malika Zouhali-Worrall & Katherine Fairfax Wright

A short documentary commissioned by The New York Times to mark the one year anniversary of the murder of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato, and to explore the motivations, sorrows and dreams that inspired him.

Watch the film and read our article at The New York Times.

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"WE LIVE IN FEAR"
A HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH SHORT FILM (2013)

Directed by Malika Zouhali-Worrall, Zanele Muholi & Katherine Fairfax Wright
Produced by Malika Zouhali-Worrall

Short documentary commissioned by Human Rights Watch showcasing the life and work of the award winning South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.

Watch the film: http://www.hrw.org/node/120838