US & Mass. Premiere

Lihaaf: The Quilt (USA Premiere) A period drama, the film is based on Ismat Chugtai’s most celebrated story “Lihaaf” (published 1942). The film inter weaves the plot of same sex relationship between Begum and her masseuse and the trial that Ismat underwent after being slapped with a case of obscenity on publishing the story. The…

Nakkash

US Premiere Nakkash (transl. The Craftsman) is a 2019 Hindi language film written and directed by Zaigham Imam, and produced by actor/producer Pawan Tiwari’s Jalsa Pictures & AB Infosoft Creation in association with Padmaja Productions, starring Filmistaan trio Inaamulhaq Sharib Hashmi and Kumud Nakkash was premiered at DCSAFF (Washington DC South Asian Film Festival) where the…