Web Desk: Ali Gul Pir will host the screening of a film, Lyari: A Prison without Wall, at The Grid in Karachi. The event will start at 8pm today.
The film portrays the life of an oldest area of Karachi named “Lyari” specifically emphasizing a family who is trapped between the dilemmas of life i.e. poverty, social injustice and desire. This film shows the struggle of a young footballer and his journey.
The director, Nazeen Baluch, is a young filmmaker from Lyari, the first Baloch female director from the area. Previously, she directed a documentary on Lyari.
She aims at highlighting women’s issues through film and bringing about change. She wants to represent her community and Lyari to the world.
The producer, Ahsan Shah, is a freelance filmmaker and photographer from Lyari. He achieved his very first international award in 2016.