Mumbai Int’l film festival will feature eight Kashmiri films


Eight films directed and produced by Kashmiri filmmakers have been selected for screening at the annual Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF).

Following are the names of the filmmakers and their movies which will be screened at the Mumbai International Film Festival from January 28 to February 3.

“Kashmir Sufiyana Music” directed by film-maker Mushtaq Bala.

“The Boatmen of Kashmir” based on the life of local “Hanji community” directed by Film-maker Ayash Arif’ will also travel to MIFF.

An investigative documentary “Kashmir into the murky waters”, directed by film-makers Tarique Bhat and Wajahat Iqbal Kashtwari. Oh! She” directed by Bilal Jan, among other films to be screened at MIFF.

“It is an experimental message-oriented short documentary, having no dialogue, based on trouble-torn conflict region Kashmir,” states synopsis of the film.

“Kashmir- Cradle of Secularism” directed by Saquib-ur-Rehman alias Saqib Mir will also be screened at the festival which will witness participation of films from around the world.

Another film, “The Lake Town” directed by Sana Irshad Mattoo is a 12-minute documentary on the life inside Dal lake.

The film “Her Theme of Freedom” is directed by Mohiuddin Mirza who is also curating the films from Kashmir at MIFF.

The film “Apour Ti Yapour” by Ajay Raina based on people living on Line of Control will also be viewed by audiences at MIFF.


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