Between frames: Heal

Every once in a while a film comes along that puts a face on the world around us. Instead of dealing with our surroundings in abstractions it forces us to think and feel for a change.  Heal is just that film.

A 24-minute short film set in the midst of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Heal uses the supernatural to tell the story of how a gifted child makes an extraordinary effort fora his people:

Written and directed by Mian Adnan Ahmad, Heal has already been the recipient of a number of awards on the festival circuit, competing against some of the best work from around the world.

In an era of superheroes and 3D pyrotechnics, Heal is a film that takes us back to what the art of film making was originally meant for: Storytelling.

-- Salman Haqqi

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Hasnain
Aug 27, 2012 06:37pm
heal is already reviewed by dawn here http://dawn.com/2012/07/05/short-film-heal-highlights-afghan-village-life/ i appreciate all the effort dawn is doing to promote pakistani films