Dr. Fathima N
Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication Research Centre,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Dr.Fathima.N is an alumnus of AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia. She joined the centre as a faculty in 2007. Soon after completing her M.A. in Mass Communication in 2004, she worked with the Pilot Team of Times Now, a joint venture of Reuters and Bennett & Coleman, India. After her stint at Times Now, she worked as a freelancer on various video projects and installations.
She received an Inlaks Scholarship in 2009 to do an MA in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her documentary Talking Heads (muslim women) was screened at various national and international film festivals including Puno de Vista (Spain), Filmmor Women's Film Festival (Turkey), Barcelona International Women's Film Festival (Spain), International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (India), New Jersey Independent South Asian Cinefest (USA) and VIBGYOR International Film Festival (India).
Her film Nuclear Hallucinations which was part of her practice based PhD at University of Westminster, London, has been screened across the world at various film festivals and academic spaces. She is a recipient of Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) studentship for doctoral research from University of Westminster, London, Film Fellowship from Public Service Broadcasting Trust, India and National Geographic’s All Roads Seed Grant.
Her research interests include practice-based research, documentary film, Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophy of Nagarjuna and humour studies.