Of the 105 non-Asian films screened at PIFF
, twelve were from Angelopoulos--the expanse of his works from his first full-length feature Reconstruction (1970) to his latest Trilogy.
will conduct mobile screenings from March 2-4 of international and local films across the city at six venues and help engage audiences from all walks of life.
The press release said that a special mobile screening programme is also included in which the PIFF
teams will show selected films to young audiences at different locations of Karachi.
Zubair said that PIFF
would also bring and introduce new cinema to local market and facilitate introduction of Pakistani movies to global viewers.
So, starting from Smooth and the PIFF
documentation is the safest option.
opened on October 2 with the screening of Kazak director Rustem Abdrashev's "The Gift to Stalin" and also featured films from non-traditional Asian markets such as Uzbekistan and Jordan.
shows us that there are many industries, that film producers and eager young audiences can mix, and that both parties can draw fresh inspiration from the meeting.
He also praised a previous similar effort, the Kara Film Festival, but what was special about the PIFF
, he said, was the rare constructive collaboration between the government of Sindh and the federal government.
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan inaugurated the event on January 9, where he mentioned that PIFF
would get the status of a 'state film festival'.
With the growing demands for cultural freedom since the mid-1990s in Korea, PIFF
successfully settled down and became an event beloved by passionate local audiences.
This year s PIFF
-- which is running until October 16 -- features a special "Ani Asia