Awards

Deeyah Khan is Norway's most successful documentary filmmaker. She has received 25 major international awards and 14 nominations including: 

2019: Winner of the American Psychological Association's 'Best Short Film Award'
2019: Jury award at the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival
2019: Asian Woman of Achievement nomination
2018: Emmy Award
2018: BAFTA nomination
2018: Rory Peck Award
2018: Royal Television Society award for 'Best documentary director'
2018: Asian Media Award
2018: Honorary degree
2018: PeaceJam Special Jury Prize at the Monte Carlo TV Festival
2018: Frontline Club Award nomination
2017: Asian Media Award nomination
2017: Creative Diversity Network nomination
2017: CDN nomination
2016: UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
2016: Telenor Culture Prize
2016: Grierson nomination
2016: Asian Media Award
2016: BAFTA nomination
2016: NYCIFF Award
2016: Peer Gynt Prize
2016: Golden Nymph Award nomination
2016: Red Woman of the Year nomination
2016: Gunnar Sønstebys Memorial Award
2015: Ministry of Arts & Culture Human Rights Award
2015: University of Oslo’s Human Rights Award
2015: Plan Jentepris Award
2014: German Phonographic Critics Award
2013: Liberty Human Rights Arts Award
2013: Bergen International Film Festival Award
2013: Emmy Award
2013: Peabody Award
2013: Royal Television Society nomination
2012: Ossietzky prize

Deeyah Khan wins her first International Emmy for her debut film Banaz A Love Story

Deeyah Khan wins her first International Emmy for her debut film Banaz A Love Story

Deeyah Khan pictured with academy president Bruce L. Paisner accepting her second Emmy.

Deeyah Khan accepts the WFTV award in 2018

Deeyah Khan wins the WFTV award in 2018

Deeyah Khan wins Royal Television Society award for Best Director - White Right Meeting the Enemy

Deeyah Khan wins Royal Television Society award for Best Director - White Right Meeting the Enemy

Deeyah Khan becomes the first UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for artistic freedom and creativity

Deeyah Khan awarded the University of Oslo’s Human Rights Award

Deeyah Khan awarded the University of Oslo’s Human Rights Award