Farah is an award-winning producer/director and former BBC Television executive producer. She has a strong track record in delivering critically acclaimed programmes across a range of genres from current affairs and archive history to observational documentaries. Her films have won the Royal Television Society awards and Grierson awards for the best documentary. In 1998, she was named Sky Journalist of Year for Women in Film and Television and in 1999 she was awarded the Multicultural Media Academy journalist award. Farah has worked across the world making films for international broadcasters. Her documentaries include The New Al Qaeda: Frontline Pakistan, New York Witness—One Day of Terror (BAFTA nominated), a landmark mini-series on the Roman Catholic Church, Absolute Truth. Her films Inside Chechnya and The Red Mosque were both nominated for Emmys. She has worked extensively in Pakistan from 1988 onwards. Made several films about Benazir Bhutto and filmed with her in Larkana just a few weeks before she was killed.