Film Screening: ABU – A film by Arshad Khan at T2F


Join The Second Floor for the film screening of ‘ABU – a feature documentary’ by Arshadfilms on Sunday, 1st March 2020 at 5pm.

ABU is a journey to the centre of a fragmented family while they grapple with religion, sexuality, colonialism and migration. Through a tapestry of narratives composed of family footage, observation and classic Bollywood films, gay-identifying Pakistani-Muslim filmmaker Arshad Khan takes viewers through the tense relationships between family and fate, conservatism and liberalism and modernity and familiarity.

Writer/ Director/ Producer – Arshad Khan
Editor – Etienne Gagnon
Producer – Sergeo Kirby
Executive producer – Miguel Jimenez
Music Composer – Michael Robert Snow
Sound Designer – Sylvain Bellemare
Animation – Davide Di Saro

Director’s Bio:
Arshad Khan
is a multiple-award-wining filmmaker, film festival director, festival strategist and film educator from Canada. Born in Pakistan, Khan believe in cinema as a catalyst for changes. He makes films that shed light on subjects that are ignored by the mainstream media. He is interested in realism in cinema and the new wave in South Asian cinema, yet not restricted to any one cinematic genre. ABU is his first feature documentary and has already won awards and critical praise around the world.

Date: Sunday, 1st March 2020
Timings: 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Location: Faraar Gallery, T2F
Entry: Rs. 1000/- (Available at the Venue)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/469791823907000/

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