Aks Pakistan 2016


Aks Film, Art and Dialogue Festival continues with its third edition for the visibility and betterment of the minorities through the medium of cinema, art and dialogue. The third year of Aks festival will take place in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan.


We are extremely proud and delighted to present a program in partnership with Forum for Dignity Initiatives (FDI) in Pakistan. Together with our partners, we offer a 20 days festival of International standards with a great program of highly acclaimed films in the category of fictions, documentaries and shorts. Furthermore, we’ll be organizing dialogue events, creating safe artist spaces to showcase arts and we’ll also host guest artists, activists and academics from different parts of the world.


Aks festival and Forum for Dignity Initiatives (FDI) would like to extend our gratitude to all our partners and supporters. We acknowledge funding from Movies that Matters. We are extremely thankful to Goethe Institute in Pakistan, Heinrich Böll Stiftung Pakistan and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for helping us bringing international artists from their respective countries. We are also thankful to all our amazing supporters such as Gallery 39K, Olomopolo media, T2F, Salty Kino, Center for Restorations of Human Dignity (CRHD), Naz Male Health Alliance, Khawja Sera Society, Mix Copenhagen, Hamburg International Queer film festival, Kashsih Mumbai film festival, Glitch Glasgow QTIPOC festival, Face film festival, Queereeoké Hamburg, all our film makers, film distributors, volunteers and last but not least our Superb Aks team both in Denmark and Pakistan.