Sadia Khalid Reeti
Sadia Khalid Reeti is a Bangladeshi film critic, scholar and journalist. After completing school in Bangladesh and China, she studied Screenwriting at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and worked on numerous scripts in Hollywood. She has also worked as an entertainment journalist since 2012 in Dhaka and Los Angeles. Currently the Cultural Editor of Dhaka Tribune. Sadia attended the 2019 Cannes Film Festival as a jury member for the International Federation of Film Critics. She is the first Bangladeshi woman to have earned this honor. She was also a jury for International Film Festival of Kerala 2019 and Dhaka International Film Festival 2018. She served on the jury boards of several other international festivals, namely, Italy’s Religion Today Film Festival, India’s Siliguri International Short and Documentary Film Festival, Nepal’s Human Rights Festival and so on. A Berlinale Talents alumna, she recently attended mentorship programs with Film Independent and Locarno Open Doors. She also teaches film studies at different universities and institutions. We are glad to have Sadia Khalid Reeti as our faculty of Patshala South Asian Media Institute.