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Shaheen Dill-Riaz is a documentary filmmaker based in Berlin.
His strong faith in humanity is guide and inspiration during all his travels.


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    • Spring hasn’t even begun and yet there is already one highlight coming up you just can’t miss: Distant Fortune, Shaheen Dill-Riaz latest cinematic creation is set to premiere on March 7, 2015. In Distant Fortune filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz chronicles the exploits of several young German volunteers in …

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    • Filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz and the talented group around theater director Corinne Maier will perform their play Past is Present in the city of Zurich the upcoming weekend. The documentary play, which premiered earlier this year focuses on the exceptional family life of Shaheen, whose family is scattered …

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    • After a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed and buried several thousand people, the filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz watched the catastrophe unfold from far-away Berlin. He was not able to stand the sight and boarded a plane for his native country. He shared his experience with SPIEGEL ONLINE. …

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    • On Friday, filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz was awarded the Sonderpreis Kultur des Landes NRW for his latest documentary The Projectionist. The Film chronicles the life of Rakib, an 11-year-old boy who works as a projectionist in a small-town cinema in Bangladesh. Mr. Dill-Riaz was presented the award by NRW …

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Meet Shaheen Dill-Riaz

  • Shaheen Dill-Riaz

    Shaheen Dill-Riaz


    Shaheen Dill-Riaz is an award-winning filmmaker, director, producer and writer based in Berlin. His latest documentary film Distant Fortune premiered in March 2015.   Read More

    My greatest inspiration? Seeing first-hand how people are able to bridge the gap between cultures and traditions.


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