Imran Siddiquee is a filmmaker, writer, speaker, and activist challenging the representation of race and gender in popular media.
His writing on white supremacy, patriarchy, and the media has appeared in The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, Longreads, Salon, Bitch, and The Week. He's also contributed an essay to the anthology Nevertheless, We Persisted and the forthcoming Our Stories: An Introduction to South Asian America.
Imran is the writer and director of Sea of Fog, a short film about the impact of whitewashed romantic cinema. His second short, Love Reset, was a winner of MTV's 2015 Look Different Creator's Challenge. In 2017 he was invited to participate in the Sundance Screenwriters Intensive in Philadelphia.
Imran is a member of the Philadelphia South Asian Collective and a collaborator with the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). He's consulted with organizations like Feminist Frequency and Hack the Hood, to develop advocacy work, video scripts, social media events, and strategic communication plans.