6 Short Films and Conversation with Ali Kapadia

Wednesday, 26th Jan 2011 | 7:00 pm

Ali Kapadia is a San Francisco based Pakistani filmmaker who made his filmmaking debut in 2005 with a lego stop-motion animated music video named Maujo Mein. Ali has since worked on several short film projects and loves working in experimental mediums.

Join us at T2F for screenings of 6 short films by Ali Kapadia

Ali Kapadia FilmsMaujo Mein – Music Video
A covert agent sneaks into a robot factory, with a mission to shut it down.

Ranked at Number 6 on the Top 100 countdown of the best Pakistani music videos ever made – Indus Music 2005

Tim Juniverse
Tim discovers he will die in 1 hour unless he finds a pair of ancient long lost magical socks, which ironically were once discovered by his own deceased archaeologist father. To make matters worse, Tim is intercepted by a dangerous alien being, demanding the socks!

Judges Award, Members Award, Audience Award and Best Editing Award at the Scary Cow Independent Film Festival – 2010

What Pakistan Needs Now
Ideas from a little girl about what Pakistan needs now.

Winner of the TEDxKarachi 2010 Film Competition

An untitled work-in-progress film
A sneak peek at a work-in-progress film containing a compilation of interviews from Pakistanis.

Tum Yeh Kehtay Ho
A short film based on the poem, “Tum yeh kehtay ho ab koee char naheen’ by revered Pakistani poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz. The poem refers to the state of mind in a time of struggle, which also reflects the current times of turmoil faced by the people of Pakistan.

Official Selection at South Asian International Film Festival 2008

Voices From Pakistan
A short documentary gathering perspectives from a group of 5 Pakistanis on international issues that create unrest within their society, especially the recent Facebook related blasphemy incident that resulted in Pakistani authorities blocking major websites.

Judges Award at the Scary Cow Independent Film Festival – 2010

Stay in touch with Ali Kapadia at http://www.facebook.com/alikapadiafilms/

Date: Wednesday, 26th January, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm
Minimum Donation: Anything you like. Please support our vision of intellectual poverty alleviation by donating generously.
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.

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