Lollywood makes it to Saarc Film Festival

Lollywood makes it to Saarc Film Festival

Lollywood has been floundering for a long time, but there is finally good news for the beleaguered industry! Two Pakistani films have been accepted for screening at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Film Festival starting from May 11 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The festival, to be held … Read more

First European documentary film festival begins

The second smallest continent of the world, Europe plays host to people belonging to different cultures, speaking different languages and espousing different religious ideas. By embracing such religious and cultural diversity, Europe negates the theory of clash of civilizations. These observations were made by the chairman of the Pakistan Institute … Read more

First Pakistani film festival in UK

Glasgow will play host to the UK’s first Pakistani film, media and arts festival next month which will attempt to bring cutting edge films and art exhibitions under one roof. Titled Pehlee Dharkan (first heartbeat), the film festival intends to inform audiences and the wider community on what film-making in … Read more

Pakistani Movie gets distinction in Swiss film festival

Pakistan’s Sabiha Sumar won the top prize at Switzerland’s principal film festival(6-16 August) with her story of a woman whose son becomes an extremist. The jury awarded the Golden Leopard to “Khamosh Pani” (“Silent Waters”), about the relationship between a widow and her son as the young man veers into … Read more