Women of Islam

This documentary uncovers the history of veiling in the Muslim culture.

A PBS National Broadcast

Pasha Films is a production studio founded by filmmaker Farheen Umar. Pasha Films provides filmmaking and video production services to broadcast and corporate clients.

An avid traveler to parts of the world where few would venture, Farheen is inspired to tell powerful stories that shed light on larger social and political issues.

Farheen’s films and TV series have broadcast on networks CNBC, Al Jazeera, PBS and Amazon Prime reaching over 120 million homes worldwide. Her film WOMEN OF ISLAM is acquired by over 70 libraries and Universities including Yale, UC Berkeley and Mount Holyoke among others.


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FARAH was commissioned by Al Jazeera global television and was translated into three languages for broadcast to a worldwide audience on Al Jazeera World Television.

International stories

We have filmed in Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey and USA to bring international stories to global audiences

We are continously striving to expand our storytelling horizons


We have been invited to present our films and speak at Conferences, Universities and Library events. Farheen Umar makes an inspiring presentation about challenges and rewards of independent filmmaking and women in film

We have participated at film festivals, University screenings and events around
the world. Our projects grace the shelves of these institutions among others.