Wed, Dec 11|
Laal Kabootar Screening (Austin)
2019 | 102 MIN. | Urdu ; English Subtitles
Time & Location
Dec 11, 2019, 7:00 PM CST
AFS Cinema, 6259 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752, USA
About the Event
Post Screening Q&A with Film-maker, Kamal Khan!
6.30 PM : Member Mixer
7.00 PM: Movie Screening
Adeel is a cab driver and conman with dreams to leave Karachi and start a new life in Dubai. Aliya Malik is a widow desperate to find and bring justice to the target killers who murdered her husband.In a circumstantial meeting, the two realise they can help each other. Adeel, through his contacts on the streets, can help Aliya find her husband’s murderer. In exchange, she’ll give him enough money to flee to Dubai. But neither of them realise they’re in over their heads, and so begins an intriguing cat and mouse game through the streets of Karachi.
OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS:
UT Austin South Asia Institute
Austin Arts & Drama Initiative
Kamal Khan is a Pakistani filmmaker who realized his passion for film while studying at the University of Southern California. After returning to Pakistan, he joined Frequency Media, as a Video Producer and worked on Coke Studio Pakistan for 5 years. After having produced & directed award winning music videos and commercials, Kamal Khan directed his debut feature film, Laal Kabootar, which was released to critical acclaim.