Budgam girl gets award for directing short film ‘Kayam’ at New Delhi
Delhi, Mar 18: A girl from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district bagged an award for directing a short film ‘Kayam’ in New Delhi.
Sabahat Qayoom, a Class 10 student hails from Parnewa village of Budgam. Due to her Board exam, the award was received by her uncle, one of the organizers told the news agency Kashmir News Trust over phone from New Delhi.
Sabahat Qayoom along with Creative Director Anil Kumar Singh directed ‘Kayaam’ which is a 6-minute short film. It was today in Hindi language with English subtitles under the aegis of the 18th International Film and Photography Festival, ‘PRISM’ by JIMS, Delhi at IIMC Auditorium, New Delhi.
This film shows the story of ‘children of God’ who have found, not just a home away from home, but also success in life.
Set in the Badgam district of Central Kashmir, the film showcases the success stories of two girls who are fighting all the odds of being orphans. This film also features the patron of the place who speaks of the genesis, struggles, and success stories of the orphanage.
The film was shot in a single day with one camera setup and edited in one day.
The wonderful storyline of this short film forces the audience to think from a different perspective. The audience was mesmerized by the film. [KNT]
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