Films like Joyland are banned because 'image-conscious' countries like Pakistan have plenty of skeletons in the closet.
Censorship, bans and limited support continue to rob filmmakers of the opportunity to truly realise their potential.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film adaptation of the Broadway musical Tick, Tick…Boom! explores universal themes of self-doubt, living...
Her short film Mulaqaat had its world premiere at the prestigious Venice Film Festival earlier this month.
A British-Pakistani filmmaker’s short film received its world premiere at the prestigious Venice Film Festival. Icon speaks to the
A docudrama directed by an Oscar-winning filmmaker about Karachi’s assassinated social activist Perween Rahman is to debut on
In the Heights, the film adaptation of a beloved Broadway musical, takes on new meaning in a post-pandemic world.
The director uses simple editing to make it an immersive experience.
Riz Ahmed’s quietly powerful Sound of Metal was one of the few cinematic highlights in an otherwise bleak year at the movies
Pixar’s brilliant Soul gives clear evidence that the story of jazz can be very different, depending on who is telling it
The film tells the story of a young boy who is addicted to swiping on iFatwa, an app that crowdsources religious death sentences.
Arafat Mazhar’s Swipe, a hand-painted animated short film, forces us to look at our blasphemy industry in a different light
In a culture where so many things are treated as secrets, people are constantly looking for safe spaces to speak.
Kirsten Johnson’s Dick Johnson Is Dead is a tale of familial bonds, friendship and loss that will resonate universally
After making waves on Broadway and becoming a cultural phenomenon, the stage play Hamilton is finally available to watch online
Covid-19 has forced the closure of theatres around the world, but now audiences can enjoy performances online for free
Meticulously created and executed passion projects such as the hand-painted Shehr-e-Tabassum are few and far between
A year after the Balakot strikes, both India and Pakistan are still pitching their version of events to the world.
Parasite may be based in Seoul but it could just as easily be set in any metropolis with uneven division of wealth.
Above all, Parasite is a story about class and inequality. It is a great study in how the rich see the poor