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Asha Siad


Asha Siad is an award-winning Somali-Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker. Together with her sister, Roda, she runs Borderless Films, an independent production company dedicated to creating films that promote social change. Their projects include Living at the Border and Beyond the Silence. Her work has appeared both on television and in print. Asha received the Images and Voices of Hope Award of Appreciation in 2015 and was honoured by the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation in 2016.

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Features & TV Movies:
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Beyond the Silence (2013, documentary)
Living at the Border (2014, documentary)
19 Days (2016, documentary short)

19 Days, movie poster
Poster for 19 Days courtesy of the National Film Board (NFB). Used with permission.