SANDSTORM (MULAQAT) Short Film Competition Virtual Screenings

SANDSTORM (MULAQAT)

Zara shares a sensual dance video with her virtual boyfriend, who blackmails her. She begins her search for the strength to reject the confines of a patriarchal society.

Screens as part of SHORTS PROGRAM 2

Seemab is a British-Pakistani filmmaker with an MA in Filmmaking from the London Film School. Her films interweave documentary, fictional and performative elements to explore social-political stories. MULAQAT (SANDSTORM) is Seemab’s latest short film, which premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Abid Aziz Merchant
Sanat Initiative
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Details

Country: Pakistan

Year: 2021

Director: Seemab Gul

Screenwriter: Seemab Gul

Producer: Abid Aziz Merchant

Executive Producers: Jemima Khan, Mehnaz Alavi Diwan, Christopher Granier-Deferre

Director of Photography: Alberto Balazs

Editors: Raluca Petre, Seemab Gul

Production Designer: Hira Mansoor

Music: Hollie Buhagiar, Baluji Shrivastav

Cast/Featuring: Parizae Fatima, Hamza Mushtaq

Running Time (minutes): 20

Language: Urdu

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