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Gardaab Film Screening

Set in Karachi, Pakistan, Gardaab (Whirlpool) is an intimate portrait of a city, rife with ethnic & class divisions, and turf wars. In this pulsating cityscape blooms a tender romance between a boy and girl from warring factions. Gardaab is a story of this romance and the violence that surrounds it. Gardaab also lays bare the cyclical nature of an environment, where a constant flow of young recruits, feed this violence.

Harune Massey’s restrained direction takes real life stories and anecdotes, and turns them into a compelling meditation on the fragility of human life.

*Post-film discussion with filmmaker.
**Film screening is FREE