Pakistan Zindabad

  • Madinay Wala Jahaaz (The Aeroplane to Madina)

    This short film revolves around the story of a father and son who put everything at risk to follow their dream of living the big city life. Taking unexpected turns and emotional trips, this family of two ends up realizing how all that glitters is not gold.

  • Bas Ek Pyali Chai (Just One Cup of Tea)

    Tea is that one thing everyone loves to have, but can it be so special for someone that he can wait for just that special cup for years? A narrative journey of Ghulam Raees (Rashid Farooqi) who takes us back in time where he used to work at the tea store of Ahmedeen (Qazi Wajid) and they both use...

  • Iqbal - A Message from the East

    "A Message from the East" invites us to take another look at Islam, through the window of time during the late-colonial rule of India. Muhammad Iqbal was a man who understood the nature of contradiction and the necessity of balancing the converging forces in our lives. An inspiration to the peopl...

  • Multan Sultan - Waqt-e-Junoob (The Era of the South)

    This promotional video for the Multan Sultans cricket team of Pakistan, perfectly captures the essence of Multan and shows the colour and vibrance of diverse Pakistani culture. Featuring the legendary Pakistan singer and musician Attaullah Eisa Khelvi

  • Bend it Like Malika

    The unexplored journey of Malika-e-Noor from the heights of the Karakorum mountains to the terrains of Islamabad, depicting the consistency and strength of a woman who represented the Pakistani national football team internationally breaking all the social barriers. A fine example for all the Pak...

  • Qawwali - Music of the Mystics

    This is a trailer for a film documentary twenty years in the making, culminating in the ultimate Qawwali documentary series. Three hours of carefully curated, never before published material.

    Follow the unique journey of the only Western-born Qawwali ensemble as they travel between India & Pakis...

  • Sindhi Ajrakh

    Traditionally, Ajrak is the name of a block printed cloth with deep crimson red and indigo blue background, bearing symmetrical patterns with interspersed unprinted sparkling white motifs. An ancient craft, the history of the Ajrak can be traced back to the civilizations of the Indus Valley that ...

  • White of the Pakistani Flag

    This documentary shows the patriotism of Hindus, Sikh and Christians, living in the Muslim majority country of Pakistan, commemorating March 23rd (Pakistan Day); the day a resolution was passed in Lahore that laid the foundation for the creation of Pakistan. The white stripe in the national flag ...

  • The Gates of Lahore

    Many cities around the world have their own past but as the city enters the contemporary world, the story of the past becomes history. The inhabitants of the city are well aware of the past but choose to forget it instead.

    The ancient Lahore still exists in the city which is now referred to as T...

  • The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

    The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to cultural and historic preservation operating in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad. We seek to educate the community, foster an awareness of our nation's history, and instil pride in Pakistani citizens about their herita...

  • Mr. Jinnah: The Making of Pakistan

    Ambassador Akbar Ahmed presents the 20th Anniversary Edition re-release of the historical documentary film, "Mr. Jinnah: The Making of Pakistan." The documentary was part of Ambassador Ahmed's 1990s Jinnah Quartet of projects about the founder of Pakistan, which also included "Jinnah," a feature ...

  • Truckistan

    Ever heard of Truckistan? Hop-on with Pakistani truck drivers to discover this imaginary country in their thrilling and vivid playground! Filmed in October 2019 in Pakistan.

  • Rizwan Muazzam : Qawwali Boiler Room Performance, London

    When the unfogettable qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died in Pakistan in 1997, be left a musical vacuum into which stepped his two teenage nephews. Despite their tender age, they were determined that their group Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali should continue their uncle’s pioreering
    efforts to tran...

  • Kasb-e-Hunar (Skilled Enclave)

    Kasb-e-Hunar is a sensory film showing a visual documentation of Shu (woollen cloth) making and short interviews with an elderly artisan community from the villages of Madaklasht and Garam Chashma in Chitral valley. It invites the audience in to engage with the past and present and seeks to provo...

  • Saieen Zahoor - Yaar Di Kamli

    Bangladesh’s folk music boasts a rich heritage and bonding with the roots of the culture that is still practically unheard of by the global audience. Dhaka International Folk Fest is here to provide the international platform where the entire planet can enjoy the culture’s true form embodied in i...

  • Coke Studio for the Deaf

    Nine million people in Pakistan have some sort of hearing impairment. They can experience the rhythm of music through touch and sight, and we believe music is a feeling everyone should experience. Introducing Coke Studio for the Deaf.

  • Salam Pakistan

    When we told our friends and family about our decision to travel to Pakistan for work, some of them asked us if we were crazy, while others asked: “Is it safe to go there?” Let me show you what we witnessed. A place that, in my experience, eluded completely the distorted Western media depictions....

  • Abida Parveen

    A short performance by the legendary Pakistani Sufi Muslim singer, composer and musician during America-based Qawwali band Fann Fi Allah's tour through Pakistan in December 2014.

  • Haiderium: Zain Zohaib

    Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali are brothers and the grandsons of USTAD HAJI REHMAT ALI KHAN who performed for 40 years with the legendary USTAD NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN on 2nd Harmonium. Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali have distinguished themselves by a tone and expansive vocal abilities reminiscent of their illus...

  • Aj Sik Mitraan Di: Saakin

    This is a musical performance by Saakin, of the most famous "naat" of the great Sufi Saint, Pir Mehr Ali Shah (d. 1937) - Aj Sik Mitraan di. A "naat" is a devotional poem that is sung and expresses love for the Prophet Muhammad. "Naats" are perhaps the most widespread of the "musical" traditions ...