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Ali Murtaza, writer, filmmaker, was born and raised in Pakistan with a family enriched in story tellers. His grandmother lived through three wars that left her with a flair for late night stories. Her stories often began with their abandoned estate in Africa, and a basement laid with bricks of gold.
He came to USA at fourteen, studied at California State University Northridge, as a creative writing student. Ali has been published in magazines such as ‘D-Eye-Y’ and ‘Levels Below’. He writes for the Topanga Messenger.
After graduating he took a detour to travel the world. After going through Indonesia and the middle east he found himself in Iran during the protests of 2009. Shortly after he visited the most dangerous city in Mexico, at the t

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