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Pakistani Documentary “Flight Of The Falcons” Gaining International Acclaim

According to Brandsynario, Pakistani documentary, Flight of the Falcons has been shortlisted among the top 10 documentaries for the 2015 Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award for Television. The 45-minute-long documentary focuses on the educational struggle faced by girls in Pakistan.

It follows the journey of Sister Zeph, a Pakistani schoolteacher and her three students – 14-year-old Saira, 15-year-old Ayesha and 19-year-old Reena – as they tackle issues of grave concern such as child marriage, physical punishment and societal pressures to help women acquire education and eradicate illiteracy.

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Conceived and directed by Shehzad Hameed, the documentary is produced by Infocus Asia and broadcasted by Channel News Asia.

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The documentary won a gold medal at the New York Festivals in the category of ‘community portraits’. More power to them!

Maryam

And they are right when they say, 'Writing is a form of therapy'.

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