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Films From Pakistan

A study of the art, architecture, and antiquities of Pakistan, including the unusual seven-domed Mosque in Dacca, the Imperial Mosque ai Lahore, the palaces and tombs of the Mogul Emperors and relics from the perod of Alexander the Great. ... Read more
From the recently excavated city of Taxilla in North­western Pakistan, we are shown relics of the Hellenistic-Indigenous culture that flourished in the first century B.C. to the second century A.D. ... Read more
A 250-mile highway runs between Swat and Gilgit in the north of Pakistan. Till 1959 the region was isolated, almost inaccessible, immensely beautiful—and known to be rich in mineral and forest resources. So the Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers moved in, and this is a documentary study of the ... Read more
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A river voyage in East Pakistan showing not only the great scenic beauty, but also the ways in which the river affects the lives of the people living close by. ... Read more
Director Mohammed Naqvi will be a guest of the festival and will be introducing the first screening of Shame ... This is the true story of a woman who fought back against a shameful perversion of justice. In June 2002, Mukhtaran Mai was publicly gang raped in her remote Pakistani village as ... Read more
“Whatever you do you must think whether it brings good to the world.”Shot entirely on location in Darra Adam Khel, a small village in Pakistan, Son of a Lion is an intergenerational drama between father and son. Eleven-year-old Niaz, who wants nothing more than an education, struggles with his ... Read more
"Heartwrenching … a breathtaking piece of work." - Criterion Cast ... In Karachi, Pakistan, 10-year-old runaway Omar grapples with the question of home: is it on the streets, at an orphanage or with the family he fled? Deeply moving but unsentimental, These Birds Walk intertwines the stories ... Read more
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