Process Documentary: Film and Citizen Journalism Workshop


IRC with collaboration of Umeed Jawan is holding a film and citizen journalism workshop from 15th October to 24th October 2014 at Islamia University Bahawalpur. Students were introduced to the Human Charter of Declaration and camera techniques. Students were of the opinion that learning through mobile camera proved highly beneficial to their personal growth and understanding.

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Long Forgotten Cultural Heritage of Pakistan


Pakistan is blessed with rich culture and history, but sadly this Islamic history has only remained in books. Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak, who was a Turkish king of northwest frontier of India is buried in Anarkali bazar of Lahore. However, hardly anyone knows about it. Same goes with Ghazi Ilm din Shaheed who murdered a person publishing offensive book about Holy ...

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Zindagi Tamasha Bani

Pakistan The Third Gender

The transgender community in Pakistan continues to live in a state of perpetual fear. They are targeted by societal and institutional inequality. In South Asia transgender are referred to as Khwaja Seras or Khusras. These people are biologically male but they choose to dress up and behave like women.

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Bakra Mandi Before Eid


It is that time of the year when people start heading to the barkra mandi (cattle market) in search for a sacrificial animal. Yes, with few weeks left for the celebration of Eid Al- Adha, people are fixated on getting the right animal over the best bargain. A tour of the bakra mandi reveals a variety of breed and a ...

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Baba Bulleh Shah


Abdullah Shah famously known by the name of Baba Bulleh Shah was a Punjabi Muslim Sufi poet. He spent his life pondering over the existence of mankind and spreading love and peace. Baba Bulleh Shah played an integral role in diffusing the tension between Muslims and Sikhs. He maintained that violence was not the answer to violence. To this day, ...

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Kabootar Baazi: Pigeon Racing in Pakistan


Pigeon racing is a sport in which trained pigeons are released into the air. They have to travel back to their homes covering a certain distance. The time it takes to cover the distance is noted and compared with all the other pigeons taking part in the race. The pigeon who returns in the shortest time is declared a winner. ...

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Shahista: A Victim of Attabad Disaster


This video is based on the account of a victim by the name Shahista, who was affected by the landslide which came on 4th January 2010 in Attabad. This incident was of great magnitude and left many people homeless. Shahista narrated the horrible incident as all their possession was swept away with the water. People were compelled to live in ...

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Spreading Smile

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We live in a time when there is so much stress, anxiety and distress around us. Everyone wishes to escape this situation and be a happier person. After all, a happy person is one who lives life to the fullest. This video shares the story of one such person who aims to spread smiles everywhere he goes. He is a ...

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The Wandering Artist

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Ghulam Mustafa who hails from the region of Sindh, is a singer and performer by profession. He has been affiliated with this profession for the last 25 years. In this video Ghulam Mustafa talks about his passion for singing. Despite having limited resources and absolutely no backing from the Government, Mustafa has stayed put. He continues to pursue his passion ...

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The outbreak of Dengue in Pakistan


 Since 2010, Pakistan has come under the fatal spell of dengue. More than hundreds of people have lost their lives battling against this life threatening disease. Despite preventive measures taken by both government and people, cases of dengue fever have surfaced. This documentary film sheds light on this very critical issue of Dengue and provides the viewers with information on ...

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