21 Apr The Indian and Pakistani Behind One of 2015’s Most Important Films (Rediff)
One of the most talked about films at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival is the documentary Among the Believers. It was one of 20 films recommended by Time Out New York and it got a lot of attention.
What is fascinating about this film is that it is directed by Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker who is originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan.
Together, the two weave the story about the Lal Masjid or the Red Mosque in Islamabad and the many madrassas it runs across Pakistan which have become the hotbed of radical Islam…”