Anjali Nayar

  • Anjali Nayar
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Associate producer
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Canadian filmmaker.

Anjali Nayar is a Canadian filmmaker based between Kenya and Montreal. She holds a master's degree in documentary from Columbia University and an MSc in environmental management from Oxford. Her feature debut, Gun Runners (16), premiered at the Hot Docs festival. Silas (17) is her latest film [codirected with Hawa Essuman].

Anjali Nayar is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Nairobi, Kenya. Over the last five years, she has documented environmental issues across Africa and Asia - from deadly climate change in the Bhutanese Himalayas to unscrupulous mining projects in the Congo Basin Rainforest.



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