For this year’s BBC Interview we welcome journalist and filmmaker Mobeen Azhar to Doc/Fest. Mobeen has produced and presented across BBC TV and radio for over 15 years, and much of his work explores the British Asian experience. His most recent award winning series for BBC3, Hometown: A Killing, saw him return home to Huddersfield to investigate the death of Yassar Yaqub, shot by police in January 2017, and uncovering institutional racism, everyday violence and the heroin trade in West Yorkshire.
Mobeen is a regular presenter on BBC Asian Network, including hosting the long running series Group Chat, focusing on issues affecting young British Asians. He will talk to Fiona Campbell (Controller, BBC Three) about how he got his first break, his career to date and future plans, and offer tips and advice for aspiring journalists and filmmakers.
18:00 BST, Wednesday 11 November - Due to current circumstance this event will be taking place online only.
Tickets for the live stream are available now.
Digital Industry Pass holders will have access to the live stream + a recording on our Doc/Player platform. (Please note: pass holders will need to register for a complimentary ticket to watch the live stream. Once registered you will be sent the stream url.)
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