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THIS STAINED DAWN

Documentary 1h 29m 2021

Karachi’s feminists organise a woman’s march, coming up against Pakistan’s state, media and radical religious right. Filmmaker Anam Abbas follows the march’s organisers as they negotiate a deeply surveilled, paranoia-inducing, and often physically violent space in the hopes of spurring a revolution. A philosophical work, This Stained Dawn is not just about the Aurat March, but about the act of political organising itself.


This film is available for the extension of the festival, until Sunday 14 November.

This film is available for audiences in India only.

You can watch it with the following Festival Passes:

Director

Anam Abbas

Producer

Anam Abbas

Cinematography

Anam Abbas

Editor

Omar Majeed

Original Score

Rahema Zaheer

Narrator

Kulsoom Aftab

Language

Urdu

Country

Pakistan

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