Farihah Zaman & Jeff Reichert

Farihah Zaman is a Bangladeshi-American filmmaker, critic, and curator; her first feature is the award-winning documentary Remote Area Medical, followed by second feature This Time Next Year (2014 Tribeca Film Festival) and the doc-fiction hybrid Feast of the Epiphany (BAMcinemafest 2018), as well as several shorts (Kombit, Nobody Loves Me, American Carnage, and the New York Times Op-Doc To Be Queen). She produced the Sundance-award winning Netflix Original, Ghosts of Sugar Land, which was Oscar shortlisted. Zaman has written for Reverse Shot, Film Comment, Elle, Huffington Post, Filmmaker Magazine, and AV Club, among others, and her diverse background in the film industry includes Magnolia Pictures, IFP, The Flaherty Seminar, and serving as the Production Manager for Field of Vision (founded by Laura Poitras and Charlotte Cook), where she worked with artists like Marshall Curry, Garrett Bradley, Lyric Cabral, Josh Begley, Ramell Ross, Steve Maing, and Brett Story on films eventually published at The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Buzzfeed, Vice, Wired and more. She was the Documentarian in Residence at Bard College 2018-2019. Jeff Reichert is a filmmaker, critic and distributor who lives in Brooklyn, NY. His award-winning films include Gerrymandering (Tribeca 2010), Remote Area Medical (Full Frame 2013), This Time Next Year (Tribeca 2014) and the short Kombit (Sundance 2014). He produced Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert's American Factory (Sundance 2019). He the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the NEA-sponsored online film journal Reverse Shot, which is the in-house publication of Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, NY and has written for numerous publications including Film Comment, Filmmaker Magazine, Huffington Post and IndieWire.

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