Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz
Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz is an award-winning, Iranian, immigrant documentary media maker and educator who focuses on immigration, co-creation, and Freirean praxis. Aggie’s films have screened in film festivals and conferences around the world, and her work has earned support from Cal Humanities, Wexner Center for the Arts, Skidmore Storytellers Institute, Interlochen Center for the Arts, BAVC National Mediamaker Fellowship, and iMEdD (Incubator for Media Education and Development). She earned her M.F.A. in film from Temple University and holds a master’s degree in multicultural literature and women’s studies from the University of Georgia, where she was researcher for the Civil Rights Digital Library. She taught for several years in higher ed as a tenure track professor of media production and studies. She is happy now to bridge her passion for liberatory pedagogy, documentary, social justice, and collaboration at One Day Studio. Aggie lives in Atlanta where she enjoys spending time with her mom, hiking, and avoiding rush hour traffic.
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