Zeshawn Ali was born and raised in Ohio and is a graduate of Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. He was a part of the directing team on the "30 Days Ramadan" series and recently released his first feature documentary film Two Gods, which received support from ITVS, Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute and Ford Foundation. It was also a selection at Hot Docs, Full Frame, BlackStar, DOCNYC and Camden Film Festivals and won the award for best documentary feature at New Orleans Film Festival. It will be premiering on broadcast on Independent Lens in 2021. He is a member of Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective and Meerkat Media. He is currently based in New York.