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Dinesh Das Sabu

Dinesh Das Sabu


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. 


December 12, 2017

Free and open to the public.

Cubberley Auditorium


February 20, 2018 to March 2, 2018
McMurtry Building; Gunn Foyer and Miller Discussion Space