Young filmmakers from KIU win Patakha Picture Award


Two students named Sehrish Kanwal and Seema Iqbal from Media and Communication KIU win the first-ever funding and mentorship grand of Patakha pictures – a project of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Films named as Pakistan stories  in collaboration with the British Council Pakistan and The Scottish Doc Institute. The aim of the project was to showcase the various Pakistani Stories. The documentaries produced by these two young filmmakers were screened by director SDI Noe Mendelle who introduced each if these films produced by each pair of filmmakers in the presence of the famous filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and other dignitaries. This project is aimed at producing and supporting young female Pakistani filmmakers who could showcase Pakistani voices across the globe reflecting Pakistan’s 75 years of independence.

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