Tourist With A Typewriter Ltd. was founded in 2004 by filmmakers Saeed Taji Farouky and Gareth Keogh in order to tell challenging, immersive, humanistic stories. Our award-winning documentaries look behind the obvious sensationalism of daily news and ask how individual lives fit into the bigger picture.

Tourist With A Typewriter Ltd. is an independent documentary production company dedicated to creative human rights and social justice films.

Our latest film Tell Spring Not to Come This Year recently received its World Premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale 2015. It received the Amnesty International Human Rights award and the Audience Choice award for Best Documentary. You can read more about the film here...


Tell Spring will be screening in competition at Full Frame Documentary Festival in Durham, North Carolina, on Friday April 10th, 1:10pm, followed by a Q&A with co-director Saeed Taji Farouky.. Tickets are sold out but you can still get returns if you show up at Cinema 4, 30 minutes before the screening. Cinema 4, Durham Marriot Convention Centre.

We're also hosting a special screening in Columbia University, New York, on April 14th at 6pm followed by a Q&A with Farouky.
The address is Rm 1302 in the International Affairs Building of Columbia University (420 W 118th St) and tickets are free, just email to reserve a place.

"They have gone where few directors dare to venture..."
- Hollywood Reporter

"Farouky and McEvoy capture the daily lives of Afghan soldiers fighting in the vanishing shadow of the NATO campaign."
- Maxim

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