Film | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) | Page 2

Paksitan Press Foundtion

Fun and learning: Int’l children’s film festival starts today

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: We try to bring the best films to children from throughout the world to expand their understanding, said Shoaib Iqbal, The Little Art director, at the opening ceremony of the 7th International Children’s Film Festival on Sunday. “We want to reduce the differences of race and religion through collaboration with international filmmakers,” he said. […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


‘Poetry and films are like zebra’s white and black stripes’

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Film and poetry buffs were treated to a selection of fine short films from the critically acclaimed ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival screened at T2F on Friday evening. The event was part of the ongoing poetry project initiated by the Goethe Institut. Introducing the films to the audience, Goethe Institut Director Stefan Winkler said the […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


‘People’s history of Pakistan’ screened

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: An international film screening on the theme ‘People’s history of Pakistan’ was held at Punjab Institute of Language Art and Culture on Monday. The screening was part of the 6th International Thaap (Trust for History, Art and Architecture Pakistan) conference that kicked off on Nov 6 in Lahore. The Thaap international film screening was […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


Sangeeta announces launch of her film Tum Hi To Ho

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The press conference called by actor and film director Sangeeta at a local hotel on Thursday to announce the launch of her next project was supposed to start at 4pm. That it started 10 minutes past five is something Karachi’s journalists have become rather accustomed to. The wait was for the cast of Sangeeta’s […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


Sarmad Khoosat: ‘I want my film to disturb people’

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: There’s mythology surrounding Manto and a lot of clichés associated with the writer. Yes, he was rejected, yes we didn’t own him, so it’s time we rectified some of those things. This was said by Sarmad Khoosat, the director and lead actor of the recently released film Manto on and about the life and […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


Manto continues its journey, set to rule cinemas

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Geo Films’ new movie ‘Manto’ has established a firm foothold in the cinemas and it continues its journey. The film has been launched amid praise and people are eager to watch it at the earliest. One has to say that Manto has left all other films behind. The film has cameos of many big […]

Arts and Entertainment , ,


Pemra, IPO pledge to curb copyright violations

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Wednesday pledged to jointly curb the menace of copy rights violations in music film and dramas. During one day seminar on intellectual property rights and enforcement of copyright laws, both pledged to increase bilateral coordination for strengthening each other in discharging regulatory duties […]

Media Ethics , , ,


Youngsters revive dying film industry: Noor

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad – The young generation has revived the dying film industry of Pakistan and their efforts in recent and upcoming movies will go a long way in keeping the Lollywood on the path of revival, said popular film director Syed Noor. The recently released movies by Pakistani film industry have a reflection of quality content, […]

Arts and Entertainment, Broadcasting , , ,


Pervaiz Rashid inaugurates Pakistani film festival in Minsk

Pakistan Press Foundation

MINSK: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday inaugurated a Pakistani film festival, being held here to introduce Pakistan to the people of Belarus and coincide with the visit of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a three-day visit to Belarus in a bid to explore new avenues […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


Moor packed with action and drama

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Upcoming film Moor based on family’s struggle with dishonesty and the breaking down of a country’s morality and loss of honesty, their personal struggle and search for their own truths. A village station master stuck in time rediscovers his love for his wife through a journey of self-awareness propelled by her death, beyond his […]

Broadcasting , , ,


Pakistan to stage Asia’s first Smartphone Film Festival in Sep

Pakistan Press Foundation

For the first time ever in the Asian filmmaking history, Pakistan will be the only country holding the Smartphone Film Festival in September this year. Hollywood filmmaker and iPhone Film Festival Founder Ruben Kazantsev will himself arrive in Karachi to inaugurate the festival. It was revealed in a pre-launch ceremony held on Sunday at the […]

Arts and Entertainment, Information Technology, Television , , , ,


Film festival ends on a high note

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The week which saw a lot of patronage for arts ended on a promising note as I am Karachi Film Festival concluded with better prospects for aspiring film-makers. Divided over three events, I am Karachi Film Festival wrapped up its last installment on Sunday at Expo Centre. Starting off on May 31, the first […]

Arts and Entertainment, Broadcasting, Television , , , ,


Film on Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai to be shot in Kanpur?

Pakistan Press Foundation

If everything goes as per plan, then parts of Amjad Khan’s film on teenage Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, will be shot in Kanpur, reports TNN. The filmmaker, who had a fatwa issued against him for his film Le Gaya Saddam, will be in the city soon to seek permissions for the shoot. Confirming the […]

General News , , , ,


Farooq Mengal goes from dramas to film

By: Sher Khan LAHORE: After being closely associated with the Pakistani drama industry for the past few years, producer-director Farooq Mengal has now decided to steer the wheel into another direction and shoot a feature film. Titled Hijrat, the Quetta-based director’s debut film is about a love triangle with a backdrop of human rights issues. […]

Broadcasting, Television , , , , , ,