Haaris Qadri is writer, director and producer. His short film, Kashif, a coming of age story about a teenager that struggles between the pressures of being a good son and a supportive friend, putting him in a tough position when his friend Omar needs money premieres at the 2019 Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival.

Haaris is a soon to be graduate from York University’s Bachelors of Fine Arts in Film Production Specialized Honours. In his final year he chose to specialize in directing, writing and producing. Haaris aims to create meaningful stories featuring narratives that are often unrepresented.


Now Toronto: Reel Asian's Unsung Voices program introduces young Asian-Canadians to filmmaking

Project 40: Creator to Creator: Haaris Qadri

Cinema Axis: Toronto Youth Shorts 2017 Sneak Peek



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