Saeed Taji Farouky is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer specialising in humanist, conflict-based films for over ten years. In 2011 he was awarded a Senior TED Fellowship for his documentary work, and was previously named Artist-In-Residence at the British Museum and Tate Britain.
Tell Spring Not to Come This Year (2015) co-directed with Michael McEvoy is Farouky’s third cinematic documentary. It’s now screened at the DocPoint film festival. It premiered at the Berlinale 2015, where it was awarded the Amnesty International Human Rights Film award and the Audience Choice Award.