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BACKYARD CHEFS

Directed by MEHVISH RATHER | 37' | India

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Synopsis

Whether it is weddings or funerals, these backyard chefs cook one of the most elaborate cuisines in the world, almost entirely made of meat and served guests who have no option of refusing. We travel through the suburbs and urban areas of Kashmir to find how these backyard chefs set up their workshop behind houses, working tirelessly to create the culinary magic which is Wazwan.

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Mehvish Rather is a writer and filmmaker from the Kashmir Valley. She briefly worked as a copywriter and assistant director in advertising and is currently pursuing independent filmmaking to identify new ways of telling old stories.

FSA Year :   2019
Runtime :  37'
Language :   Kashmiri,
Country :   India,
Director :   MEHVISH RATHER
Producer :  
Release Year :   2019

FILM AT FESTIVAL

Selection Type: Main
Festival Edition: 2019
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