Iranian Canadian Journalist and Filmmaker
Maziar Bahari was a reporter for Newsweek from 1998 to 2011. Bahari graduated with a degree in communications from Concordia University in Montreal in 1993. Soon after, he made his first film The Voyage of the Saint Louis (1994). He has produced a number of documentaries and news reports for broadcasters around the world including, BBC, Channel4, HBO, Discovery, Canal+ and NHK.
Bahari’s films include Paint! No Matter What (1999), Football, Iranian Style (2001), And Along Came a Spider (2002), Mohammad and the Matchmaker (1994), Targets: Reporters in Iraq(2005), Greetings from Sadr City (2007), Online Ayatollah (2008), The Fall of a Shah (2009) and An Iranian Odyssey (2010). Bahari has been a jury member of number of international film festivals.
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