Doha 26 Feb 2018
The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) announced this morning at a press conference screening of three Pakistani movies in its drama theatre tomorrow February 27.
Dr. Khalid Al Sulaity, General Manager of Katara Cultural Village said that this goes within the developing cultural cooperation with the Islamic republic of Pakistan.
Shahzad Ahmed, Pakistani Ambassador expressed his warm thanks to the Katara Cultural Vilalge for hosting such an important event to the Pakistani culture and art. He added that this is a good stage of cultural cooperation and exchange and will deeply support the Pakistani film makers.
Mohammed Assad Khan, a Pakistani film director said that there will be 3 movies on the show. ”First film (3 Bahadur) is animation film and it is aimed for children and family category, it tells a story from the Pakistani reality in a comedy and entertaining way”, said Khan.
“The Second film is chupa chupai “Hide and Seek”, we call it masala film with some entertainment shows like songs and dances, and it is a light comedy”.
“The third one “Aazad” is intellectual film, dark comedy and we call it provoking film as it revolves around some social issues in Pakistan”, Khan continued.
Commenting on the new movies, khan said that they reflect the cultural heritage of Pakistan and conveys a message of love and peace to the whole world.
Moreover, Khan explained that the Pakistani cinema had suffered a lot and that they are still dealing with their struggle in terms of financing and production, but despite that, Pakistani film makers are working within the limits of the resources and it is a great success that they came up with these three movies.
Khan assured that through this initiative by Katara Cultural Village, the Pakistani cinema will find new horizons to distribute and market its productions. “The purpose of this initiative is to open up a market for the Pakistani film in Doha so it generates revenue which will eventually boost the production”, Khan added.
Khan lauded on the initiative taken and regarded as ‘a great honour and reflects the high values Katara is built upon, which is supporting culture and art not only in Qatar but around the world’.
Animation movie ‘3 Bahadur’ will be screen at 9:00 AM, ‘Chupan Chupai’ (Hide and Seek) will be at 0100 PM and ‘Aazad’ will be screened at 0500 PM.