Co-director/writer, "A Better Man," Director, “Weathering”
Attiya Khan is a Toronto-based documentary filmmaker and advocate for domestic violence prevention. Her first film, "A Better Man," documents a conversation between Attiya and an ex-partner who used violence against her. Attiya is currently in the early stages of developing her next documentary, "Weathering," which will explore the impact of racism on pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. Before making films, Attiya was a counselor and advocate for women and children who have experienced domestic violence. She worked in shelters and at YWCA Toronto, where she ran a training program on crisis intervention and oversaw the December 6th Fund, which offers interest-free loans for women fleeing domestic violence.