Ali Gul Pir will host the screening of a film, Lyari: A Prison Without Wall, at The Grid in Karachi. The event begins at 8pm today
The film shows life in Lyari, one of the oldest areas if Karachi, with a focus on a family facing poverty, social injustice and desire. It 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.
The producer, Ahsan Shah, is a freelance filmmaker and photographer from Lyari.
Story first published: 11th March 2018