Dinesh Sabu is an independent documentary filmmaker from Chicago, Illinois. His work has appeared on PBS, NBC, HBO, and at numerous festivals around the world. Dinesh co-produced his feature directorial debut Unbroken Glass with Chicago's reknowned Kartemquin Films, (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters), where he also served as cinematographer of American Arab (2013) and on The Homestretch (2015).
Unbroken Glass played at numerous film festivals and Dinesh won "Best Director" with it at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. It was broadcast on the 5th season of America ReFramed in May of 2017.
In 2014 Dinesh was a fellow in Firelight Media's Documentary Lab. He holds a black belt in Tomiki Aikido and graduated from the University of Chicago in 2006.
In the middle of nowhere on the Oklahoma-Texas border, a truck stop run by a Punjabi family is a nexus for a small but growing community of Indian long-haul truck drivers.
The people of Reserve, Louisiana struggle to understand why there is such a high rate of death due to cancer in their community.
In the middle of the Mojave Desert, runners complete laps over the course of 30 hours in a race of 100 miles.
After a filmmaker accidentally kills a deer, he embarks on a cinematic exploration.