SHORT FILMS

 

"Earn A Living: The Good Life" (2018)
ARTE, Upian

DIRECTOR
A short documentary commissioned as part of European broadcaster ARTE’s Earn A Living series, which examined experiments worldwide in universal basic income, and our relationship with work and money. “The Good Life” profiled the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and their 20-year-old basic income program. The film premiered with the series at IDFA in November 2018.

Directed by Malika Zouhali-Worrall

 

"Games You Can't Win" (2016)
The New York Times

DIRECTOR, EDITOR, PRODUCER
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. 

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

 

"She's The Ticket" (2017)
Topic

EDITOR
This short documentary is part of a SXSW-award-winning series that followed a new wave of women running for office in the U.S. after the election of Donald Trump. When Jennifer Carroll Foy - a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and a public defender - decided to run for a seat in the Virginia statehouse, she was months behind her opponent's fundraising goals. And no one knew she was pregnant with twins.

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"Equalizing Music" (2017)
Vice / Smirnoff

EDITOR
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.

 

"They Will Say We Are Not Here" (2012)
The New York Times

DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
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.

Directed by Malika Zouhali-Worrall & Katherine Fairfax Wright

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