Nasreen Alkhateeb, Senior Production Advisor
RespectAbility Entertainment Professionals Lab, Summer 2020
Nasreen Alkhateeb is an award-winning filmmaker, whose original content has broadcast internationally for over a decade. By illuminating under-represented voices, Alkhateeb thrives as a leader on diverse storytelling projects that include broadcast, digital, and film. As a multi-cultural woman of color, who is differently-abled, Alkhateeb has a plethora of lenses she sees the world through. Both African American, and Iraqi, she constantly is translating these worlds, with one foot on three continents. In 2019, her film East of the River screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and won Honorable Mention at Slamdance. She also directed two national campaigns for NASA and Women’s March. In 2018, she directed the first 50th year anniversary film for NASA’s Apollo Program. In addition to creating original content for the United Nations, TED, NASA, SXSW, Discovery Networks, WITNESS, and IFC Films, Alkhateeb was awarded Cinematographer of the Year by NASA for her work in Greenland.