Barni Qaasim is a filmmaker and multimedia artist. Her work spans from documentary film to music videos, to video and photo journalism. She is dedicated to capturing images and sounds that shine a light on the efficacy and strength of communities. Barni draws inspiration from Ida B. Wells, a pioneer of a genre of investigative journalism that demands justice for her people. Barni Qaasim’s work exemplifies the purpose of the Women Who Rock Community to archive community-builders anchored in music scenes.
Barni Qaasim is a documentary filmmaker and multimedia artist. She is dedicated to capturing images and sounds that shine a light on the efficacy and strength of her communities. Barni tells stories that build connections between people because art can bring people together in a way that politics cannot.