//Shortfilms: Made in Pakistan

Wednesday  den 18th  august @. 18:30
Free EVENT
Venue: Øksenhallen 

 

4×4=20

Total runtime: 56 min

Char Chaukay Bees (4×4=20), organised by Olomopolo media,  is a fellowship programme of new and veteran Pakistani Filmmakers who produced 20 short  fiction films on ‘Being Yourself: The Right to Love’. The main idea of the Fellowship was to bring talented filmmakers together and produce films that focus on Inclusion, representation and diversity. The producer of these films, Olomopolo Media, has always been a$ great support to Aks festival in Pakistan in terms of hosting events, mentoring trans* and queer individuals, creating jobs for the minorities and producing content to create public awareness. Aks festival has chosen some short films from Char Chaukay Bees (4×4=20) to showcase during the World Pride 2021 in Copenhagen.

Magar

Dir: Sabeeh Ahmad,Year: 2021, Duration: 8 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Urdu with English subtitles

A young, middle-class Pakistani couple struggles to hide a devastating secret and keep up the facade of normalcy as they host the husband’s overbearing family at dinner. 

No Beloved

Dir: Salman Alam Khan, Year: 2021, Duration: 8 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Urdu & Punjabi with English subtitles

An intense moment triggers 50-year-old Ehsaan to encounter an identity he had given up to fit into society.

Hijr (Separation)

Dir: Vicky Zhuang Yi-Yin, Year: 2021, Duration: 7 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Urdu with English subtitles

Meher, Anwar and Arhab, a bereft and broken family, must face the circumstances around the death of Jibran (Jibi), their son and brother.

Dastak

Dir: Fazal Ahmad, Year: 2021, Duration: 7 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Urdu with English subtitles

A guy wakes up to the sounds of celebration on the streets. Switching to TV News, he realizes that the entire country has embraced the inclusive philosophy.

A Coup

Dir: Areeba Naveed, Year: 2021, Duration: 7 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Urdu with English subtitles

When a young girl comes out to her biased psychiatrist in 1983, he calls her parents for an intervention to cure her.

Love In The Time Of…

Dir: Farjad Nabi & Meenu Gaur , Year: 2021, Duration: 8 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Urdu with English subtitles

When a test result is positive, love can be negative.

Happy Marriage

Dir: Sana Jafri , Year: 2021, Duration: 10 min, Country: Pakistan, Language: Punjabi with English subtitles

A strong-willed transgender woman encourages her long-term friend to get married to a woman of his family’s choosing as his masculinity is questioned by his friends and family.