Kashmiri Film on Floods Selected For Kolkata Film Festival

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

A still from the movie.
A still from the film.

A film made on the 2014 September floods of Kashmir has been selected for the prestigious 21st Kolkata Film Festive scheduled to be held from November 14, 2015 at Nandan Kolkata, West Bengal.

‘Kashmir flood – help the vale rise’ is produced by Care Kashmir International in association with Bilal Jan productions. The film has been directed by Bilal A Jan of Ocean of Tears fame.

Bilal-jan
Bilal A Jan.

The film depicts the horrible flood experiences of people besides highlighting the damage suffered by various sectors in Valley. It also highlights government apathy towards the process of relief distribution and rehabilitation.

Made with a shoe-string budget, the film lasts for about 20 minutes. It is shot on HD- 5D mark II. The script was written by Dr Romana Makhdoomi and Bilal Jan.

This is Jan’s third consecutive film after ‘The lost childhood’ and ‘Ocean of tears’.

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