Saim Sadiq

Saim Sadiq is a Pakistani filmmaker currently finishing his MFA at Columbia University, School of Arts. With a background in anthropology, Saim's earlier documentary work was showcased by various national networks on television

Films shown in Divvy Film Festival 2020


Darling, Saim Sadiq, 2019
As a new show is introduced at an erotic dance theatre in Lahore, a sacrificial goat goes missing, a dreamy trans girl desperately tries to become a star and a naive young boy falls in love.
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Nice Talking To You, Saim Sadiq, 2019
Two strangers form a silent bond in the world’s loudest city.

Nice Talking to You was an official selection at South by Southwest 2019, Palm Springs International Shortsfest 2019 and won Vimeo's Best Director award at Columbia University Film Festival 2018. The film also made the BAFTA Shortlist for Best Student Film