Mohammed Ali Naqvi’s Netflix Series gets nominated for an Emmy

USA: The Netflix documentary series, “Turning Point: 9/11 and The War On Terror”,
just got nominated for an Emmy Award under the Outstanding Politics and
Government Documentary .category. Congratulations to Mohammed Ali Naqvi (Mo),
currently nominated for the Netflix series on which he served as Co-Executive
Producer. This is Mo’s second time being nominated for this category (his film
“Among The Believers” was nominated in 2017) Last year, Turning Point 911 was
amongst the top 10 most viewed on Netflix worldwide.The documentary series
received high praise from Kim Kardashian and  Stephen king their social media.
Mo shares this honour with Executive Producer and series Director Brian
Knappenberger, and EPs  Eve Marson, Lowell Bergman and the entire team behind
And The War On Terror. The series was produced by Luminant Media. 
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the
nominations for the 43rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards.
Turning Point: 9/11 And The War On Terror is a five-part Original Netflix docuseries
and documents the attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001 in New York as
well as the events that took place both in Afghanistan and United States which led to
the attacks.

This unflinching series documents the 9/11 terrorist attacks, from Al Qaeda’s roots in
the 1980s to America’s response, both at home and abroad.
The News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented live at the Palladium
Times Square in New York City, and will be streamed live on NATAS’ dedicated
viewing platform powered by Vimeo, available on the web
at Watch.TheEmmys.TV and via The Emmys® apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV,
and Roku (full list at apps.theemmys.tv). 

The 43rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honour programming
content from more than 2500 submissions that originally premiered in calendar- year
2021, judged by a pool of over 800 peer professionals from across the television and
streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry. 
Mohammed Ali Naqvi (www.monaqvi.com), is a shining star within the Pakistani film
fraternity. Naqvi is a well-known name internationally and has won many accolades
for his ground-breaking work. He is a  filmmaker whose films explore themes of
human rights, social justice, politics, and identity in contemporary Muslim and South
Asian narratives. His work is renowned for its stark presentation of dire poverty,
clear-sighted examination of injustice, and probing analysis of political Islam. He is a
recipient of two Amnesty International Human Rights Awards and a Grand Prix from
the United Nations Association Festival. He received the inaugural Television
Academy™️ Honour for directing and producing Showtime Original Shame, which
documents Mukhtaran Mai’s path from a survivor of gruesome violence to a women’s
rights activist.

Naqvi seeks narrative projects that emphasize multicultural perspectives in diverse
stories and genres. He produced road-trip drama Big River and indie comedy I Will
Avenge You Iago, starring Giancarlo Esposito and Larry Pine.  Naqvi enjoys
spending time with animals, an interest stemming from his childhood when he had
two lions as companions.

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