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Anal Shah

Assistant Professor

Office Address: 217 LSH
Phone: (616) 331-8204


Anal Shah is an Indian filmmaker and photographer. As someone who straddles multiple cultures between his academic and creative practice, Anal’s work explores issues of identity, migration, and other things that are usually "lost in translation".  His work has been shown at numerous Festivals including premieres at the Vienna International Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival and Detroit Docs to name just a few. Anal received both his undergraduate as well as graduate education at the California Institute of the Arts.

B.F.A., Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India
B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts