Islamabad: (Raja Furqan Ahmed) Foundation Art Divvy Presented the sixth and final evening of “Divvy Film Festival” in collaboration with Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). On the sixth week, Khamosh Pani by Sabiha Sumar, Jinnah by Jamil Dehlavi was screened. The first film screened was “Khamosh Pani” directed by Sabiha Sumar. The film is based upon Ayesha’s life which revolves around her son Saleem – a gentle, dreamy 18 years old, in love with Zubeida. The story begins in 1979, in a small Pakistani village, under President General Zia-ul-Haq’s martial law where Islamic fundamentalism takes a dangerous turn, encouraging young men to train for Jihad.
The second movie was “Jinnah” directed by Jamil Dehlavi. An epic film about the life of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the man who founded Pakistan in the wake of Great Britain’s relinquishment of control over India.
The Festival focuses on independent Pakistani films and includes feature films, short films, documentaries and animated films.