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Kalashnikov: Pakistani Short Film Picked Up At Festival De Cannes

Pakistani Cinema earlier updated you about “Joyland” which is set to become the first Pakistani feature film to make it to Cannes Film Festival this year. In addition to that, a short film “Kalashnikov” is also nominated at the prestigious film festival.

Kalashnikov Short Film Poster
Kalashnikov Short Film Poster

Directed by Mehroz Amin and produced under the label of Chal Phir Cinema, “Kalashnikov” sees a washed-up Punjabi film artist from 80’s reminiscing the golden era. The short film is selected in “Cannes Short Film Corner” (Cannes Court Metrage) category.


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It is heartening to see the work of Pakistani filmmakers going global and we hope that this paves the path for more filmmakers to showcase their work internationally.

Written by Ghulam Qadir

Ghulam Qadir an Engineer by profession , is a content writer at Pakistani Cinema who aspires to see local cinema ascent to its full potential .
Escaping to the realm of words , films , music and travel is what he does to fight the routine. (Email : [email protected])


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