Mehreen Jabbar is an award-winning and critically acclaimed director and producer with an extensive two-decade-long career. She has 2 feature films, 18 TV/Web series, 11 TV films, and multiple shorts and medium-length films for television to her credit.
Mehreen’s first feature film titled Ramchand Pakistani premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2008. It was awarded the FIPRISCI Prize by the International Federation of Film Critics, the Satyajit Ray Award at the London Film Festival and was also screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her second feature film Dobara Phir Se filmed in New York and Karachi had a successful theatrical release in December 2016.
Mehreen has been a founding member of the KaraFilm Festival in Karachi, Pakistan, and a
founder member of the NGO WAR (War Against Rape). In 2012 She was invited to the Maisha Film Lab in Uganda – a non-profit training lab founded by director Mira Nair to be a directing mentor. She has served as a jury member in many local and international film festivals. Mehreen lives in Brooklyn, New York.