Zulfiya Hamzaki is a filmmaker and audio-visual artist from India. With a background in social sciences and media studies, she is interested in understanding the human condition through filmmaking. She has worked on various media and video projects in the areas of gender, sexuality, rural journalism, disability, education and environment for non-profits as well as the Indian government.
Her directorial debut, Iron Woman, a short documentary on a woman bodybuilder from Manipur was part of the IAWRT (International Association of Women in Radio & Television) package of films for the Afghanistan International Women's Film Festival - HERAT held at Kabul in September 2016. Her audio experiment Body Talk,a conversation between two women bodybuilders was played at the IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival at New Delhi in March 2016.
Zulfiya is a recipient of the Vinod Saryu Doshi Post Graduate Fellowship in Liberal Arts and Sciences. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Documentary Film and Video Production at Stanford University.