Upcoming Events in October 2007

An Evening with Khalid Ahmad: Readings and Conversation

khalid.jpgJoin us at T2F for an entertaining evening with Khalid Ahmad, who will read from his favorite works of Urdu poetry and prose.

Khalid Ahmad has a degree in theatre from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, and teaches at the National Academy of Performing Arts. Khalid has been a theatre and television producer, writer, actor and director for several years.

Date: Sunday, 21st October 2007

Cinema for Change: Bindiya Chamkay Gi

Join us at T2F for a screening of Bindiya Chamkay Gi, a short documentary-narrative about Bindiya, an outspoken member of the Khwaja Siraa (Hijra) community in Karachi. The film traces a day in her life and talks about the legal, social, and cultural challenges that her community faces in present-day Pakistan.

Ragni Kidvai, the Director/Producer and Bindiya will be present during the screening and the Q&A session.

Date: Saturday, 27th October 2007

In Their Own Voice: Salman Kureshi & Shireen Haroun

Join us at T2F for an evening of English poetry renditions by Salman Kureshi and Shireen Haroun.

Salman Kureshi is an accomplished English language Pakistani poet. A marketing consultant by profession, Salman’s works have been published by the Oxford University Press. He has also edited several anthologies of poetry.

Shireen Haroun’s is a multi-dimensional personality. She has practiced law, taught ballet and is currently teaching students the joys of English Literature. Published by the Pakistan Academy of Letters and the Alhamra Literary Review, her poetry is both simple and thought provoking.

Date: Sunday, 28th October 2007

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