NU-Q in the News Articles Honors & Achievements Students An award-winning film about religious extremism that was produced and shot in Qatar has recently been nominated for a prestigious Student Oscar. Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) graduate Shahnawaz Zali’s 100 Steps was one of 26 US nominees selected out of more than 500 applicants. Though it was shot in Qatar, the film takes place in Zali’s home country of Pakistan. Shahnawaz Zali