Women International Film Festival begins in Islamabad


The Eighth edition of Women International Film Festival started in Islamabad today.

The two-day event showcased thirty-one short and feature length films received from several countries including Britain, Iran, France, Germany, Ukraine, Spain, Lebanon, Egypt, Russia, Estonia, Poland, Japan, Mexico, Italy, Canada, Chile, Turkey and Argentina.

Five films were also made by Pakistani film makers i.e Hum Awaaz, Made with Love, Prolific Hustling, Woman of Courage, and 10 more minutes.

The jury panel comprised of esteemed filmmakers. including Mehreen Jabbar, Usman Mukhtar and Marya Javed.

The festival is underway with the support of Spanish, German, French, Ukraine embassies, the British Council, Dawn News English, City FM 89 with JazzCash as official digital payment partner.

WIFF is a Pakistan based initiative trying to encourage and facilitate young girls and women to use self-expression, storytelling, and fiction through filmmaking.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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