Pakistani Filmmaker Shehzad Hameed Nominated at New York Festival 2017


Pakistani filmmaker Shehzad Hameed has received a  nomination at the New York Festival 2017. His documentary about Pakistan’s largest child abuse scandal, titled ‘Kasur’s Lost Children’ has been nominated for the Best Documentary: Human Concerns category this year.

Titled Kasur’s Lost Children, the documentary is a 48-minute investigation that follows one activist on his journey to bring justice to the victims. It’s been directed and produced by Pakistani filmmaker Shehzad Hameed. The documentary was screened as part of the third season of Channel NewsAsia’s award-winning investigative series Undercover Asia.

This is the second time in a year Shehzad has been nominated at the New York Festival. His documentary Flight of the Falcons won the Gold Medal in the Best Documentary: Community Portraits category in 2016.

Kasur’s Lost Children is available to watch below:

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