Presentation by Leila Lak

Pathshala is pleased to invite you for a presentation by Leila Lak, a British-Iranian documentary filmmaker and journalist.

Leila Lak has worked for major international broadcasters including Al Jazeera English, BBC, HBO and the Discovery Channel. She has also written feature stories for newspapers such as The Guardian in the United Kingdom. She has worked extensively across four continents on stories about human rights, social justice and development. Over the past 12 years she has covered many of the major international stories for both news and documentaries. She is currently running the communications and press office for a busy UK based NGO.

Leila Lak

Date: 02.06.2012
Day: Saturday
Time: 7:15 pm
Venue: Pathshala (Room # 1)
The presentation is open for all.

Art as a Witness


Shahidul Alam to speak at the Colombo Art Biennial : Art as a Witness

Amu Shahidul 2010?Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh

An extraordinary artist ? eloquent with words and images ? Shahidul Alam is a photographer, writer, activist and social entrepreneur, who was profoundly influenced by inequality in Bangladesh, his country and the liberation war.  He left a career in science in the west to pursue a life in photography challenging oppression and imperialism in all its forms. Attacked, arrested, and threatened with death, Alam has built what many consider to be the finest photography school in the world, an award winning agency, and the world?s most demographically diverse photo festival. Widely celebrated, Alam claims as his achievements not the awards he has won or the impressive list of exhibits, but the people he has trained and the lives he has transformed. Continue reading “Art as a Witness”