Clear your calendars peeps. The Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) is all set to begin on March 29th, and boy oh boy is the lineup of speakers is simply fantastic!
PIFF will be held in Karachi and will run until April 1st.It’s a great platform to promote our thriving cinema, and for filmmakers to have their due as they showcase their films to a panel of esteemed veterans. Documentaries, short films, and feature-length films will be screened during the four-day festival.
Films like ‘Cake,’ ‘The Song Of Scorpions’ starring Irrfan Khan and Mehreen Jabbar’s ‘Lala Begum’ are three films that will be screened at the prestigious festival
Bollywood’s Nandita Das will be present, leading a panel on ‘Film Diplomacy And Crossborder Collaboration’
Acclaimed Indian director SS Rajamouli, the man behind successful franchise ‘Baahubali’
Baahubali has given me opportunities to travel to a number of countries… The most exciting of them all is now, Pakistan. Thank you Pakistan international film festival, Karachi for the invite.
— rajamouli ss (@ssrajamouli) March 28, 2018
And…ready for the best part of it all?
Acclaimed Bollywood director VISHAL BHARDWAJ WILL BE ATTENDING THE FESTIVAL TOO
The venerated director music composer, screenwriter and man behind cult classics ‘Omkara,’ ‘Haider’ and ‘Maqbool’ (among a plethora of other critically acclaimed films) will be headlining a talk for ‘Films For Change: Socially Motivated Content In South Asian Film Industry.’
Are you excited about the lineup? We know we are!