PIFF and KFS celebrating women in films


KARACHI: The Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF), under the banner of Karachi Film Society (KFS) organized a seminar on Wednesday, acknowledging the achievements of women in the film industry. The seminar was attended by notable personalities from both, TV and film.

The seminar consisted of two-panel discussions hosted by the brilliant Sania Saeed. The first panel consisted of actors who have achieved and are working in the film industry and have made their mark. The panel had Samina Peerzada, Nabila, Reema, Hasina Moin and Asif Raza Mir. This discussion was focused on the challenges and opportunities for women in the film industry of Pakistan.

The second-panel discussion started after a brief interval, which consisted of women who have been working for the betterment of the film industry for a long time. This panel consisted of Hareem Farooq, Sarwat Gillani, Sabiha Sumar, Fizza Ali Meerza, Momina Duraid and Zeba Bakhtiyar. The panel discussed their vision and the way forward for the Pakistani Film Industry.

Karachi Film Society and HUM Network Ltd president Ms Sultana Siddiqui who opened the seminar explained the vision of PIFF and the importance of conducting such festivals to groom young filmmakers.

Founding member of the KFS Mr Sirajuddin Aziz (CEO Habib Metropolitan Bank) delivered a vote of thanks to concluding the seminar.