|Screenings at the Pakistan Institute of
International Affairs |
Monotone, Mon Automne? (Ageing, Not
[Documentary] SWITZERLAND / 2004 / 55 MIN
Their names are, Rose,
Jacqueline and Nadine and their combined ages are 240, but
life goes on as if they were still twenty!
SERBIA / 2004 / 45 MIN / SERBIAN
Innovation, freedom and hope, gypsy-style, in
a Belgrade backyard!
Motion Report; Para Que Te
Pueda Olvidar (For Me To Forget You); 2B Or Not 2B; Sei Nicht
Blok (Don’t Be Woolish); Mr. Price; Sea Stories; Sleep; One
[Documentary] PAKISTAN / 2005 / 14 MIN / ENGLISH
A tribute to a trail-blazing woman.
Ik Dehara Talib Hussain Nal (One Day
With Talib Hussain)
[Documentary] PAKISTAN / 2005 /
12 MIN / PUNJABI
The dying trade of a
Panta Rei (Everything Flows)
[Documentary] BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA / 2005 / 20 MIN /
Sans dialogue, a lyrical
portrait of the loss of innocence.
SRI LANKA / 2005 / 14 MIN / ENGLISH
A sensitive examination of the
implications of culture-for-sale in the urbanized
FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH
DIRECTORS MAHVISH BATOOL AND UPALI GAMLATH
[Short] PAKISTAN /
2005 / 47 MIN / URDU
husband is lost in his literary world, leaving her feeling
lonely and isolated.
FOLLOWED BY Q & A
WITH DIRECTOR ABRAR-UL-HASAN
Aina Wohi Rehta Hai (The Mirror Remains
[Short] PAKISTAN / 2004 / 50 MIN / URDU
The under-confident daughter of
a successful politician mother one day falls in love and finds
the courage to stand up for herself.
FOLLOWED BY Q & A WITH DIRECTOR
OWAIS KHAN AND PRODUCER ANEELA KHAN
Death of Comedy
[Documentary, World Premiere] PAKISTAN / 2005 / 70 MIN /
An insight into
the cultural history of comedy in Pakistan, and a tribute to
one of the greatest pop culture icons of the ‘60s and ‘70s –
Rangeela. Part of KaraFilm’s tribute to the multi-faceted
FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH
DIRECTOR SHAAN TASEER
|PRIME TIME 2
[Feature, 100 min] LEBANON / 1998 / 100 MIN /
Lebanon , 1975. The city is split in two: Christian East
Beirut and Muslim West Beirut. As tension mounts, young Tarek
and his friends run amok, relishing the anarchy which war
brings. Spotlight on Fonds Sud Cinema.
|Gala Screenings at the
Alliance Francaise |
Die Fetten Jahre Sind Vorbei (The
GERMANY-AUSTRIA / 2004 / 126 MIN / GERMAN
Mysterious perpetrators are non-violently
warning the local rich that their “days of plenty are
numbered!” Meanwhile, a love triangle threatens to tear
everything apart.Nominated for a Golden Palm at Cannes.
|GALA SCREENING 2
Depuis qu’Otar Es Parti (Since Otar
FRANCE-BELGIUM / 2003 / 103 MIN /
has died, but his letters continue arriving home. Winner of
the Grand Jury Prize of the Critics’ Week at Cannes in 2003.
Screenings at the Iqra University Auditorium
Man Ba Khoda Harf Mizanam (I Speak To
[Documentary, REPEAT] IRAN / 2004 / 30 MIN /
Unadorned truths through the
prism of madness.
||City of Photos |
INDIA / 2005 / 60 MIN / BENGALI-ENGLISH
An unconventional look at the psyche of a
people. Not everyone enjoys being photographed; not every
backdrop is beautiful; not all photos are taken on happy
The Die Is Caste
[Documentary] INDIA / 2004 / 83 MIN / HINDI-ENGLISH
Three decades of left-wing
politics in Bihar.
Q&A WITH DIRECTOR RANJAN KAMATH
87 min, REPEAT]
The Goodbye Man;
Blind Faith; The Edge of Sanity; Hero; Kaash (If); Khowab
(Dream); Safar (Journey); Spin; 20 Minutes
FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH DIRECTORS
PAKISTAN / 2005 / 40 MIN / URDU
Every person has dreams and ambitions,
but not everyone lives to realise them. Some people however,
are able to triumph in spite of failure.
FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH DIRECTOR
[Short, REPEAT] PAKISTAN
/ 2005 / 45 MIN / URDU-ENGLISH
Ali has everything going for him, yet he
is unhappy. When he discovers his wife is pregnant, something
inside him snaps, taking him on a long journey back home.
FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH ACTOR AND
DIRECTOR FAISAL REHMAN
[Feature] IRAN / 2005
/ 84 MIN / PERSIAN
height of Iraqi missile attacks on Iranian cities in 1988,
peasant woman Gilaneh’s son, Esmaeil, sets out for the
battlefront, while her pregnant daughter is anxious for her
deserter husband's safety.
BY Q&A WITH ACTOR FATEMEH MOTAMED-ARYA