Sadia Khalid

Film Critic, Bangladesh

Sadia Khalid is a film critic and screenwriter. She studied Screenwriting at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and worked on several scripts in Hollywood. She has also worked as an entertainment journalist since 2012 in Dhaka and Los Angeles. Currently the Cultural Editor of Dhaka Tribune, Sadia has served as a jury member at different international film festivals in Italy, India, England, Nepal, France, Russia and Bangladesh. She served as a FIPRESCI jury at Cannes Film Festival, International Film Festival of Kerala and Dhaka International Film Festival. A Berlinale Talents alumna, she recently attended mentorship programs with Film Independent and Locarno Open Doors consultancy. She also teaches film studies at different universities and institutions.