A feature documentary I made with Chris Leslie, ''Finding Family'' has been officially accepted at ''The Sindh International Film Festival'' which is being held on 10-11th February 2014 in Pakistan, Karachi as part of the wider Sindh Festival which has been set up to celebrate Pakistan’s heritage and culture.
The film festival will be sited at Neuplex Cinemas, the city’s leading multiplex, which houses five theatres with a total of 1,100 seats and is home to the three largest cinema screens in the country.
One of these main screens will be dedicated to the “Raindance Selection”, a specially-programmed strand which has been together by RFF and the IFT, and which will feature some of the best films from the 21st RFF, which took place between 25th September and 6th October 2013.
The selection contains five documentary features and three fiction features. All of these will be included in the festival competitions for Best Documentary and Best Feature, each of which will contain about 20 selected candidates.
The Raindance Selection (in association with the IFT)
- BODY OF GOD Jouni Hokkanen, 79 minutes, Finland/USA.
- EVERYBODY STREET Cheryl Dunn, 83 minutes, USA/Serbia and Montenegro
- FALL AND WINTER Matt Anderson, 102 minutes, USA.
- FINDING FAMILY Chris Leslie and Oggi Tomic, 56 minutes, UK/Bosnia and Herzegovina
- KATIYABAAZ (Powerless). Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa, 84 minutes, India/USA.
- JAIL CAESAR Paul Schoolman, 84 minutes, UK/South Africa/Canada.
- SEASON OF MISTS. Anna Tchernakova, 98 minutes, UK/Russia.
- THE EMPTY HOME. Nurbek Egen, 98 minutes, Russia/Kyrgyrstan/France/UK.
For more details on the festival, visit http://www.sindhfilmfestival.com