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Hi!

My name is Malak AlSayyad, I'm visual journalist and documentary filmmaker, from Cairo, Egypt. I graduated with a B.A. in Cinema & Media Studies and Media Arts & Sciences from Wellesley College, MA, and recently completed my Master's degree in the Documentary Specialization at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

I care about storytelling that preserves the dignity of its protagonists, ensures people's right to knowledge and shifts perspectives.  In my work, I am interested in exploring inequality, power and taboo, and the people and movements that challenge them. 

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I'm currently based between NYC, NY & Cairo, Egypt and am open to work!

Contact me at: ma4102@columbia.edu

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