Nisha Pahuja

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Telefilm, Rogers invest $2.5M across 18 docs

Sharkwater: Extinction, the follow up to the late Rob Stewart’s 2006 documentary, was among the projects to receive funding.

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Shaw Media-Hot Docs invests $120K across 5 projects

Five docs, including Nisha Pahuja’s Send Us Your Brother and Jay Cheel’s How to Build a Time Machine, have received a total of $120,000 in grants from the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds.

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CFC, NFB name Creative Doc Lab participants

Josephine Anderson and Nisha Pahuja are among those confirmed for the documentary storytelling-focused program. (Former Doc Lab project Stories We Tell pictured.)

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VIFF offers sneak peek of festival lineup

Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children, Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways and Nisha Pahuja’s award-winner The World Before Her lead a strong Canadian contingent.

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Nisha Pahuja’s The World Before Her wins best Canadian film at Hot Docs

The best international feature doc prize went to Call Me Kuchu, which earlier won a Teddy award in Berlin, as the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival wrapped on the weekend.

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Hot Docs 2012: Nisha Pahuja explores The World Before Her

The Toronto-based director talks about the uphill battle to fund the documentary, gaining access to her subjects and winning at Tribeca.

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Canadians win big at Tribeca Film Festival

War Witch, The World Before Her, and the Rhymes for Young Ghouls script all took home cash prizes from the New York film fest.

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Kim Nguyen and Nisha Pahuja will compete with films at Tribeca

Rebelle, which bowed in Berlin, and The World Before Her, a documentary about India in transition, are booked into New York after organizers unveiled their competition slate Tuesday.