Artists and Musicians: Playing to survive

This is the story of Khan Muhammad who is a Mirasee or a musician by caste. He learnt music from his teacher Ustad Wahid Buksh who hails from the city of Bhanr Sharif and was also a teacher of his father. Khan Muhammad told that while growing up he saw his father and grandfather perform ... Read More »

April 8, 2014 ·



The Daughter of Blind Customs

This documentary film is a student project of students of Islamia University of Bahawalpur. The woman narrates her story of despair and helplessness. They were two siblings and she was the eldest but the father always preferred the brother to her. The brother was rude and treated the woman with disrespect. He would beat her ... Read More »

April 2, 2014 ·

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The Hidden Truth: Problems faced by female students

The South Asian subcontinent happens to be the least gender sensitive region in the world. This is the only region in the world where men outnumber women. This documentary is made by the students of Bahawalpur University and is based on the problems female students and women face while traveling, standing on bus stops or ... Read More »

March 27, 2014 ·



Marsia Bibi of Kalash: Living with Polio

This is the story of Marsia bibi who is suffering from Polio since 2008. She lives in the Kalash valley. People who visit Marsia Bibi always see her wear a beautiful smile. It is unfortunate that this polio victim can’t embrace the colours of life. Global efforts to eradicate Polio are in its final stage ... Read More »

March 20, 2014 ·


Water Profile Johi 2014

“Community doesn’t own these water policy schemes and the Government also lacks a concrete policy on providing clean drinking water.” When we review the water policy document, we find that it is just a plain document, which lacks proper research and analysis. This would in turn help us to understand how the whole process works. ... Read More »

March 17, 2014 ·



Silent Waiter

This documentary film is a student project made by the students of Islamia University of Bahawalpur. This film is based on the life of Muhammad Rafiq who is a waiter at the university canteen for the last 11 years. He goes to work everyday early morning. He told that he has duty till 7 pm. ... Read More »

March 17, 2014 ·

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We are Born Equal: Safeguarding minority rights in Pakistan

Pakistan has earned the reputation for being one of the strategically significant countries internationally for the wrong reasons. The country has been the focal point of annihilation and destruction both natural and man-made. Pakistan is an under-developed country that has suffered at the hands of corrupt politicians and religious fanatics. The status of religious minority ... Read More »

March 10, 2014 ·



Endless Journey: A documentary on gypsies

The population of gypsies is around an estimated of half a million in the city of Lahore. What this means is that every 19th person residing in the city of Lahore is either homeless or a nomad. These impoverished people are compelled to live in deplorable living conditions. There are around 0.4 million gypsies living ... Read More »

March 3, 2014 ·



Mobile Training Process Documentary

IRC with the support of South Asian Partnership Pakistan (SAP) under the project of Awaz Voice and Accountability Program conducted a “Video Making through Mobile Camera” workshop at IRC office Lahore. The first workshop was held from 10th to 12th February 2014 and the second workshop was held from 17th to 19th February 2014. It ... Read More »

February 24, 2014 ·



The Shelter: Impact of man-made activities on the environment

This documentary is a student project made by the students of Islamia University of Bahawalpur. The Shelter is a documentary about the environment and the hazardous effects humans have caused to the environment. Sun is a symbol of life and a source of life in our lives.  Whether it is the blossoming of flowers or ... Read More »

February 21, 2014 ·

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