Haider Khan is a Mumbai-based Indian “photographer with director’s mind, who sees the world as a cinematic canvas.” He strives to help mainstream the concerns for Rohingya genocide survivors through his dramatized film “Rohingya People from Nowhere”, moving away from the documentary approach towards one of the most heart-wrenching tales of genocidally persecuted Myanmar’s Rohingya people. This is his first-ever film.
The conversation covers:
The director’s choice to marry realism and “glamourization” in order to mainstream Rohingya’s tales
- The cast of characters
- Universal humanism and human compassion
- The director’s message to the Rohingyas