South Asian Film Festival: Montréal 2019. Portraits of Cultural Decline and Resilience in Films from Pakistan

    The South Asian Film Festival of Montréal (SAFFM) was launched in 2011. Since then it has established a reputation for showcasing quality documentary and feature films from India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh, as well as films about the sub-continent made in Canada and the USA. Three documentary films […]

Between Languages, Styles and Cultures

[NOTE: A different and shorter version of this essay, with another title, has appeared elsewhere.]   Kabari ani? How are you? Hoori. Good. I introduce Morga, an invented language, with the above phrase, in my forthcoming novel, Land for Fatimah. In the book, Anjali, the Indo-Canadian protagonist, has taken up […]