Tag: The Second Floor (T2F)



Ushaaq Ke Qaafley: Film Screening + Panel Discussion at T2F

Ushaaq Ke Qaafley: Film Screening + Panel Discussion at T2F

Can students spearhead democratic reforms in Pakistan and India? Film Screening followed by a panel discussion. Hundreds of thousands of students have taken to the streets in India to protest the controversial ‘Citizenship Amendment Act’ recently passed by the Modi government. Just a month ago in Pakistan several thousand students took part in the massive […]

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Broken – The Children of Divorce at T2F

Broken – The Children of Divorce at T2F

A Short Film and Video Screening followed by a Panel Discussion Children of Divorce is a culmination of various works that bring the impact of broken families to the fore. The event will screen “Bachpan” (28 minutes); a student film directed by Rida Bilal herself, and “Sorry”; a song released by Ali Gul Pir abutting […]

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Other Side of the Curtain at T2F

Other Side of the Curtain at T2F

A photography exhibition by Mohammad Ali Addarsh ‘Other Side of the Curtain’, portrays the lives of transgenders, commonly known as khawaja sara’s, where they are not performing on streets, or at a wedding or at any other festive ceremony. Mohammad has tried to get up close and personal with his series, where he has been […]

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Qavvali Mahfil: Taj Muhammad Shad Muhammad Niazi at T2F

Qavvali Mahfil: Taj Muhammad Shad Muhammad Niazi at T2F

Join The Second Floor for a Qavvaali Mahfil with Taj Muhammad, who will pay a tribute to Moon Niazi Qawwal, recipient of the Pride of Performance award, Pakistan! Hailing from the Qavvaali branch of the Classical Atrauli Gharana of Khyaal Gayeki, Taj and Shaad Mohammed Niazi are amongst the finest contemporary practitioners of Hazrat Amir […]

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The Waiters at T2F

The Waiters at T2F

Play (The Waiters) is a comedy-drama adapted and directed by Mazhar Noorani and Syed Muntazir. Originally written by Harold Pinter. Synopsis:The waiters is one act play.Two young men, Babar and Gibran, both set off for Karachi to accomplish a task assigned by their bosses. Both staying in the basement of a roadside café or hotel […]

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Tapupdan: A Painting Exhibition by Akram Varraich at T2F

Tapupdan: A Painting Exhibition by Akram Varraich at T2F

Join The Second Floor on Tuesday, January 7 for ‘Tapupdan’ a painting exhibition by Akram Varraich at Faraar Gallery, T2F. Akram Varraich was born in 1952 in a village Samma, Gujrat who graduated from University of Punjab with a Masters degree in Philosophy. Varraich discovered his love for Art in 1992 and is a self […]

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Wellness Retreat with Farooq Parekh at T2F

Wellness Retreat with Farooq Parekh at T2F

Stress and strain have become an integral part of today’s urban life and despite being aware of how badly it may affect our lives in multiple was, many of us don’t know the solution. Sunflower Mantra is bringing the answer to the problems of confusion, meaninglessness, stress, anxiety, panic attacks and depression. In this wellness […]

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Science Ka Adda: From Science to Anti-Science

Science Ka Adda: From Science to Anti-Science

A Journey from Sir Syed Ahmad Khan To Allama Iqbal About the Talk: In seeking to understand present day Pakistan’s alienation from the rational sciences, we shall explore Indian Muslim attitudes towards modernity and science starting from Moghul days, their widening acceptance in the years after 1857 (spearheaded by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan), and subsequent […]

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First Fridays Open Mic: January Edition

First Fridays Open Mic: January Edition

Join The Second Floor, on the first Friday of the year; for an open mic night featuring Karachi’s emerging talent! T2F’s First Fridays Open Mic is a platform for musicians, poets, and comedians to perform, improvise and experiment in an informal setting. Performers do not need to pre-register. Just show up with your voice, instruments, […]

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Thinking Films: The Shining (1980) at T2F

Thinking Films: The Shining (1980) at T2F

Dear Friends, Artists, Cinephiles, The Second Floor present to you Thinking Films, a series of film screenings curated to explore storytelling in world cinema. Their selection is not fixated on any one genre or language. Blockbusters, classics, arthouse, experimental and foreign films will all have their day! The films will be introduced by filmmaker, writer […]

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