Neesha Dosanjh

Neesha Dosanjh was born a Libra in Punjab, India. At the age of 5 she moved with her family to Toronto, Canada where she recently completed an undergraduate degree in Media Arts.
Neesha is the founder and editor of SamiYoni , a journal for Lesbians of South Asian descent. She uses creativity as a healing force in her life, pushing her beyond external as well as psychic barriers. Neesha struggles, through her work, to define and express her place in the world as a survivor of physical and sexual abuse, as a woman, a Lesbian and as South Asian.
Her first film, Beyond/Body/Memory, and her most recent work, Is It Safe to Come Out Yet? are both in active circulation.
Neesha is currently writing and directing a pilot tv program about Asians in Canada.

Artist Code: 390


is it safe to come out yet?

1994, 21:00 minutes, colour


1993, 05:00 minutes, colour

Critical Writing

Desh Pardesh digs deep into diaspora
by Cameron Bailey. Now, Apr. 28, 1994, v. 13, no. 35.
Out on Screen
by Pat Feindel. Reverse Shot, Fall 1994.
Homos Away From Home: South Asian fest serves up a spicy Desh of...
by Glenn Sumi. Xtra!, Apr. 29, 1994, no. 248.