Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Threadbare

Directed by ARSHAD KHAN | |

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Synopsis

Threadbare tells the story of the victims of Canada’s  ‘War on Terror’: Twenty-four men who are falsely accused, imprisoned and deported just for having the word ‘Mohammad’ in their names.

[director]Arshad Khan is a Montreal-based filmmaker interested in issues of social justice, from racism, feminism to sexism, Islamphobia and homophobia. Khan is currently working on his first feature film.[/director]

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Arshad Khan is a director, writer, producer, production designer, film curator and film educator with several short and long-form film credits in fiction and documentary. Among others, he has worked on Deepa Mehta’s Midnights Children (2012). Khan recently finished his short film Valey’s Suitcase (2016). He is the director of award-winning documentaries such as Zen (2012) and Threadbare (2008), advises several film festivals, and is director of Canada’s premier Southasian film festival MISAFF.

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