Olivia Qasir


Olivia Qasir is a British-Pakistani born in London. Olivia spent her initial years till the age of sixteen in Lahore and then moved to London, Where she has been studying and working. She did her Bachelors Degree in History at SOAS, and Masters degree in World History at King's College London. Olivia has been an active feminist campaigner, working at Crossroads Women's Centre. Her interest in film began when She worked on the film for the Crossroads website.

Films shown in Divvy Film Festival 2021


Olivia Qasir, Why we march: Women of Lahore, 2020
Meet the brave women standing up to the patriarchy, staging marches across Pakistan. This documentary depicts a cross-section of women in Lahore, whose stories reinforce the need to have a women’s march in Pakistan. It also celebrates the art and poetry of young women activists, resisting the entrenched South Asian patriarchy.