The Other Half of Tomorrow with Sadia Shepard ’97

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 4:15pm
Center for Film Studies, 301 Washington Terrace


Sadia Shepard ’97 presents her documentary film The Other Half of Tomorrow, which looks at contemporary Pakistan through the perspective of dynamic female change-makers: artists, activists, educators, politicians, and athletes. The film premiered as the opening night presentation of the 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival.

Sadia Shepard ’97 is an award-winning documentary film producer and the author of The Girl from Foreign: A Memoir (2008). Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal Magazine, and The New York Times. Her credits as a producer include The September Issue (2009), an award-winning inside look at Vogue, and The Education of Mohammad Hussein (2012), a portrait of a traditional Islamic school in Detroit, for HBO.

Co-sponsored by Writing at Wesleyan and the Center for Film Studies.