Anjali Kamat

Anjali Kamat is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, and journalist in Queens, New York. She is finishing her first feature documentary with Rehan Ansari. Anjali has been a senior reporter and producer at Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, WNYC, Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines, and Democracy Now! Her documentaries, podcasts, and essays have won multiple awards including a Peabody and four Emmy nominations. She’s been Belle Zeller Visiting Professor at Brooklyn College, a Bard at Brooklyn Public Library fellow, and is a Type Media Center fellow.

Anjali grew up in India and has reported from around the world, but NYC has been home since 1998, when she attended a summer camp for progressive South Asian youth. She studied South Asian history at Pomona College, Arabic at the American University of Cairo and has a post-graduate diploma from the Asian College of Journalism and an MA in Near Eastern Studies from New York University. She has completed residencies at Hedgebrook and the Blue Mountain Center and is working on a book about the Indian diaspora in the United States.