Filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed’s documentary aims to help Pakistani women

Filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed’s documentary aims to help Pakistani women

Brishkay Ahmed, an Afghan-Canadian famous filmmaker is now doing something to improve the rights of Pakistani women through her latest film. Her previous film was called story of Burqa: Case of a Confused Afghan.

Her film is among the nine features on the 12th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival.

The festival is going to open on International Women’s Day with Iranian director/writer Narges Abyar’s movie, Breath.

The festival opens on International Women’s Day with Iranian director/writer Narges Abyar’s latest movie Breath.

Ahmed’s film focuses on the issue of tribal traditions and their justice system which lets criminal get away with their evil actions.

They (village leaders and most men) don’t listen to women, so a goal with this film was to show men standing up,” said Ahmed.

 “It’s a very corrupt culture. It has nothing to do with faith.”