Zara, a schoolgirl in Karachi (Pakistan), shares a sensual dance video with her virtual boyfriend, who then blackmails her. Caught between his manipulative behaviour and the desire to experience love on her own terms, Zara searches for the strength to reject the confines of a patriarchal society.
- Seemab Gul
Mostra d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia ? Orizzonti 2021 - Word Premiere
Sundance Film Festival 2022, US (Official Selection)
Uppsala Int. Short Film Festival 2021, Sweden (Official Selection)
AFI - American Film Institute Film Festival 2021, US (Official Selection)
Festival Nouveau Cinema Montreal 2021, Canada (Official Selection)
Seemab is an award-winning writer/director and producer from Pakistan. She is a graduate of the London Film School. She is an alumna of the Locarno OD Producers Lab, Biennale College Cinema and Berlinale Talents. Her short film Sandstorm (Mulaqat) premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival and in competition at Sundance 2022.
|Screenings venue||schedule||Online Screenings / Ticket Reservation|
|Venues||iTSCOM STUDIO & HALL Futakotamagawa rise||2022.06.18 [Sat] 17:50 – 19:40|
|Venues||Online Grand Theater||April 28th – June 30th|