Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Main

INDUS BLUES*

Directed by JAWAD SHARIF | 75' | Pakistan

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Synopsis

Pakistani folk artists describe their struggle to keep a fading art form alive while reminding the world of what it is about to lose. The film tells the story of some of the most precious folk music treasures in the world on the verge of extinction. These musicians are the most prominent figures in their art form but are barely surviving amidst an indifferent society.

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Jawad Sharif is a Pakistani filmmaker who believes in using film to inspire social change. Since 2007, he has directed several documentary films and a drama series for television. He has worked on a number of films on human rights, social injustice, arts and culture. Sharif was cinematographer and editor of the critically acclaimed K2 and the Invisible Footmen, which has won accolades in festivals around the world.

FSA Year :   2019
Runtime :  75'
Language :   Urdu,
Country :   Pakistan,
Director :   JAWAD SHARIF
Producer :  Jawad Sharif
Release Year :   2019

FILM AT FESTIVAL

Selection Type: Main
Festival Edition: 2019
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