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Nazar Ul Hasan bags Best Actor award at Mumbai International Film Festival 2018

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Artist Nazar Ul Hasan, who has some remarkable theatre performances to his credit such as Jasoosi Duniya and Jaza, Saza, recently won the Best Actor award for his role in Pakistani short film Kachrachi at the Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival (MSIFF) 2018. The good news was announced on the short film’s official Facebook page. […]

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Did you know? Om Puri ran a chai kiosk in his childhood

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LAHORE: Indian thespian Om Puri has said he has got so much love and respect in Pakistan that he would like to come here every year. “There are two locks on Pakistan and India sides and the keys to these locks are in the hands of Nawaz Sharif and Modi. Unlocking these will afford people […]

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Om Puri in Pakistan — “Indian majority holds no grudge against Pakistanis”

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LAHORE: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, referring to a lynching incident in Dadri, India, in which a mob attacked a Muslim family, termed the happening shameful for his country. Mr Puri who is currently in Pakistan on a three-day visit to attend International Film Festival organised by Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW), was talking to […]

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Best 60-second documentaries screened

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KARACHI: They say in a single moment you can live a lifetime. The 60 Second International Film Festival (60SIFF) hopes to bring together films that aim to capture those stories, those lifetimes, and communicate them within a minute. Although relatively small and humble and compared to the giant that the Karafilm Festival had become back […]

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60 Second Int’l film festival features US film directors

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ISLAMABAD: US film directors Ted Braun and Marilyn Agrelo delivered keynote speeches at the 60 Second International Film Festival (www.60siff.com), held on Saturday at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts in Islamabad. Braun and Agrelo are visiting Pakistan with the US State Department’s American Film Showcase (AFS), a touring program that brings US documentaries […]

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3rd International Film Festival begins today

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LAHORE: The Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop held a press conference on Wednesday to announce the beginning of their flagship annual 3rd International Film Festival. The festival will showcase 64 films in categories ranging from feature film (fiction), feature documentary film, short film (fiction), short documentary film, animation and experimental/art film. Works of young directors from […]

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Film festival ends with focus on families, patriarchs

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KARACHI: The Karachi International Film Festival 2013, organised by the Dawn Media Group, came to an end on Tuesday with films and documentaries featuring disappearing communities and lifestyles in the Alpine regions. These world cinema films featured titles from Switzerland, the Netherlands and Italy being screened at Cinepax, Ocean Mall. The transience of human life, […]

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True stories make for compelling viewing at film festival

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KARACHI: The second day of the Karachi International Film Festival 2013 organised by the Dawn Media Group on Monday was striking for films and documentaries based on real-life events. These world cinema films featured titles from South Korea, Australia, China, Italy and the Netherlands being screened at Cinepax, Ocean Mall. “This is one small step […]

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International film festival opens with Japanese flick

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KARACHI: The three-day Karachi International Film Festival 2013 organised by the Dawn Media Group kicked off on Sunday with the screening of two Japanese films in collaboration with the consulate general of Japan at the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Campus-3 auditorium. Director Masayaki Suo in ‘Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t’ (released in 1992) takes on several […]

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