Golriz Kolahi is an award-winning filmmaker, she is the director of the documentary "Gilad and All That Jazz" the winner of Best Feature Documentary at the Logan Film Festival and the official selection of the Krakow Film Festival.
She is the co-founder of Contra Image; an independent production company which prides itself in its coverage of unique social-political stories. She has been directing and producing for Aljazeera, BBC, her other broadcasting credits include Sky Arts and Russia Today.
Her credits include, inter alia, “Arrows of truth" winner of the best documentary award Berlin Independent Film Festival, “Justice Seekers" a film for the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide for Aljazeera English. "Boys with Broken Ears" for the award-winning Witness program. The film won the Award of Merit in International Film Festival in Jakarta along with the best documentary in Lake Champlain International Film Festival. she received both her BA and MA from Central Saint Martines.