A Walnut Tree

Ram Bahadur Trophy For Best Film

Best Film

 

An old man reminisces about a distant homeland. He wants to return. Internally displaced as a result of the ongoing conflict between the Pakistan army and the Taliban and forced to live in a camp, the family is caught between memories of what life was, an insecure present and a bleak future.

Ammar Aziz is an independent documentary filmmaker and left-wing activist, based in Lahore, Pakistan. Featured in the Christian Science Monitors 30 under 30 people from all over the world for his art and activism, he was the only Pakistani filmmaker to be selected for the Talent Campus of the Berlin International Film Festival in 2012. He has worked widely on labour-issues and his films have been shown at various international film and human-rights events including the Solidar Silver Rose Award in Brussels and ABF’s 100 years Jubilee in Stockholm along with several labour festivals.

Country
Pakistan
Year
2015
Length
81'
Original Language
Pashto
Directed By
Ammar Aziz
Produced by
Rahul Roy
Edited by
Khushboo Agarwal
Sound
Waqas Saad
Camera
Danyal Rasheed
Contact Info
74-Ferozepur road, near Shama Metro Station,
Ichhra, Lahore

Email: ammar.aziz@me.com