We loved talking to the genius behind The Queen Of My Dreams

You may know screen writer and director Fawzia Mirza from the TV series Bite Size Holidays, or perhaps the Syed Family Xmas Eve Game Night.

But now she also has her directorial debut feature that’s scooping up lots of attention. 

Starring DIVA favourite Amrit Kaur from The Sex Lives of College Girls, The Queen of My Dreams has its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival in October, followed later by a screening at the Iris Prize in Cardiff.

Shot in Pakistan and Toronto, there’s even a sprinkling of Bollywood thrown in. 

Fawzia talks to Deputy Editor Nic Crosara about…

  • directing her first feature
  • working with Amrit Kaur
  • how we are all story tellers

Here’s a teaser…

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