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Pictures: 2016 BAFTA TV AWARDS

Deeyah Khan attended last night’s prestigious BAFTA Ceremony in London to celebrate the nomination for Fuuse documentary Jihad: A British Story. Get a glimpse into the evening’s festivities in the pictures below…

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Deeyah Khan named 2016 recipient of Norway’s Peer Gynt Prize

I feel deeply grateful and humbled to be the recipient of this year’s Peer Gynt Prize, particularly given the inspirational Norwegian figures who have previously received this honour. I am very proud to be a Norwegian, and to represent Norway abroad. I feel particularly honoured to be perhaps the first winner of this prize, a woman of color with immigrant roots, reflecting a new, more diverse Norway. I hope that…

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Televised interview with Deeyah Khan on France 24

France 24, an international news channel which broadcasts to 315 million homes around the world in French, Arabic and English interviewed Norwegian filmmaker Deeyah Khan about radical Islam. In the interview Deeyah details insights and findings from her documentary film JIHAD, which is currently shortlisted for a prestigious BAFTA award. The interview is available to watch and share on YouTube.

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Deeyah Khan set to speak at TedxExeter 2016

Following her recent BAFTA nomination for her film JIHAD, Deeyah Khan is one of this year’s highly anticipated and internationally renowned speakers at TedxExeter on 15th April.

Over 900 tickets have been bought for this sell-out event which will span two rooms: Exeter Northcott Theatre, seating 465 people, with a further 450 people watching a simultaneous livestream in the Alumni Auditorium at Exeter University.

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Coverage round-up: Deeyah Khan’s film JIHAD makes the headlines

The latest Fuuse documentary by Deeyah Khan premiered on ITV’s Exposure series last night. In the build up to the broadcast, the outspoken filmmaker and human rights activist has been featured in a number of high profile interviews. We’ve highlighted a few of these articles and videos below…

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ITV to broadcast JIHAD documentary – JUNE 15th 10.40pm

From: www.ethnicnow.com Award-winning director Deeyah Khan, whose debut film Banaz won an Emmy and a Peabody Award, is now launching her next documentary JIHAD. The new film is an unflinching but sensitive and personal examination of jihadism and radicalisation, its causes and its possible solutions. In the making of the film, Deeyah has spent two years with some of the most influential and controversial figures in the British and Western jihadi…

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From honour killings to jihad: Deeyah Khan’s next documentary film nears completion

Award-winning Norwegian director Deeyah Khan, whose debut film Banaz: A Love Story won an Emmy and a Peabody, is in the final stages of completing her next documentary.  Entitled JIHAD: a story of the others, the film is an unflinching but sensitive and personal examination of Islamic radicalism, its causes and its possible solutions.   In the making of the film, Deeyah has spent 18 months with some of the most influential and…

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Deeyah wins Emmy award for Banaz Film

Documentary film directed and produced by Deeyah through Fuuse Films about the so called honour killing of Banaz Mahmod wins the 2013 Emmy for Best International Documentary Film.

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BANAZ FILM RECEIVES 2013 PEABODY AWARD

Documentary film directed and produced by Deeyah through Fuuse Films about the so called honour killing of Banaz Mahmod receives the 2013 Peabody Award.   For more info about the film visit:  http://fuuse.net/banaz-a-love-story/    

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