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Jigar Mehta

Co-Founder, 18 Days in Egypt

Jigar Mehta is a documentary filmmaker and a journalist. He is currently working on developing a collaborative storytelling platform, 18 Days in Egypt is its first project. Previously, Mehta worked as a video journalist for The New York Times where his passion for telling stories through strong characters and accurate reporting was formed. He believes in collaboration and community-building, and as president of the South Asian Journalist Association, he has fostered programs that reflect those ideals.

Past Events

Wednesday, Oct 12 2011

6 PM

Cultural revolutions, modern day slavery, gang violence, and disease outbreak. Regardless of the subject each of our featured filmmakers chose to... read more
2 hours | Talk | Gene Siskel Film Center

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