Islamabad, December 21: Two documentaries directed by Nisar Ahmed, a young filmmaker hailing from Gilgit – Baltistan (Gojal, Hunza), are among the finalists at the Alpavirama 2011 – South Asia Short Films and Documentary Competition.
The competition is being held in India under the aegis of the National Institutue of Design, Ahmedabad.
Talking to Pamir Times Nisar said that he was pleased to be able to represent Gilgit – Baltistan and Pakistan in India. He termed the competition to be a good learning opportunity for all the participants.
The two documentaries of Nisar selected for the final competition are “Burning Paradise” and “Cinema Making Peace”.
He is a graduate of the National College of Arts (NCA) Lahore and currenly working with the Interactive Resource Center, a lahore based media production company.
List of the finalist films (Clicking on the link will open a PDF File)