Mumbai/IBNS: Celebrating its position as South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, in its 12th edition, KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival has turned the spotlight on LGBTQIA+ films from Asia selecting 39 films from countries like India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Iran, Lebanon, Turkey and Indonesia.
Los Angeles/IBNS: Universal Pictures has recently unveiled the official trailer for The Addams Family sequel, giving fans a sneak peek at Morticia, Gomez and the rest of the creepy and kooky clan as they make their way across the country on a family road trip-cum-vacation.
Mumbai/IBNS: For the first time ever, a Grammy award winner and recognized artists from across the globe have come together to create a government-affiliated song like never before, now available exclusively on Damroo Music Streaming App.
Hong Kong: A Hong Kong film festival has removed a documentary that discusses the issue of same-sex marriage.
Bangladeshi short film “Niruddesh Jatra” (Journey to oblivion) has received an honorable mention in the Best Student Director category at the Prague International Indie Film Festival.
Los Angeles/IBNS: After the success of Baby Driver, director Edgar Wright is coming back with one of the most awaited releases, Last Night In Soho.
Mumbai/IBNS: Over-the-top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime Video India has released the trailer and key art for the upcoming Brazilian Amazon Original series Dom, a crime drama inspired by the true story of a father and son on opposite sides of the war on drugs in Rio de Janeiro.
Pakistani filmmaker Shoaib Sultan's short film Darya Kay Iss Par (Across the River) has bagged three awards at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF). The director said it was "a moment of pride for the team and Pakistan".
Pakistani actress Eshal Fayyaz has made public that she was abused as a child, with the culprit being no other than her then stepfather.
Jennifer Kramer is an auteur filmmaker who combines multiple talents into a unique and original filmmaking style. Her short film NAKUSA is the first in a series of shorts that combine music, social issues, and avante garde storytelling. During an e-mail interview with Jennifer, Asha Bajaj had an opportunity to learn about her various talents and skills
Canada/IBNS: Directed, produced, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada, the documentary ‘Divine Musical Dancers’ showcases the celestial culture of South India through the performances of a celebrated dance group from Tamil Nadu — comprising of 4 states namely Chennai, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh — in South India.
She is the only Pakistani who has received two Academy Awards. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a filmmaker, journalist, and activist, who has to her credit six Emmy Awards and a Knight International Journalism Award, has launched Pakistan's first digital platform for minorities.
Toronto/IBNS: Filmed in Tamil Nadu in 2019, ‘Pearl in the Blood’ is a feature film produced, directed, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada and is based on true events of the Sri Lankan civil war of 2009 depicting a lethal society of numerous rapes, crimes, and killings.
Toronto/IBNS: 'Divine Dancers in Heaven', a documentary produced and directed in Canada by Ken Kandiah, showcases the dances of Tamil Nadu, well-known as the cultural paradise for several celebrated folk dances.
Pakistani entertainers Mahira Khan, Adeel Hussain, Bilal Abbas and Iqra Aziz have joined hands to ask their fans to continue taking safety measures as the nation battles the third wave of the COVID-19 virus.