Films from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan to be screened at the Indus Valley International Film Festival
The festival will include film screenings, workshops, masterclasses, interaction with celebrities, music concerts, and an award ceremony
The second edition of South Asia's first Borderless Digital Film Festival, Indus Valley International Film Festival (IVIFF) will be held from October 2-10. The festival will include film screenings, workshops, masterclasses, interaction with celebrities, music concerts, and an award ceremony.
Among the films lined up for screening at the IVIFF are two films from Bangladesh — The Birth Land, and Bijli, the women superhero film.
Anaagat, an award-winning film from Nepal, will also be part of the screening, which includes an interaction with its director Samten Bhutia.
Similarly Sri Lankan directors Visakesa Chandrasekaram and Sujjeewa Priyal Yaddekige will interact with the audience at the screening of their films, Paangshu and Suparna, respectively.
Apart from the critically-acclaimed Asim Raza directorial, Ho Mannn Jahan, starring Mahira Khan, one more feature from Pakistan is to be screened - the documentary, The Walnut Tree. There will also be an interaction with actors from these films.
An Indian documentary on world-renowned Neem Karoli baba, titled Windfall of Grace, will be screened for the first time at this festival.
There will be many more feature films and short films screened. IVIFF will also have online live music concerts conducted during the festival. One such concert is by Sufi Rock singer Kamal Sabri.