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ABU (Father) + Q&A

  • De Balie, Grote Zaal Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen Amsterdam, NH, 1017 Netherlands (map)

20.15 | ABU (Father) + Q&A
Arshad Khan

Pakistani gay filmmaker Arshad Khan examines his troubled relationship with his devout, Muslim father Abu and their struggle with religion, sexuality, colonialism and migration to Canada. He uses family footage, classic Bollywood films  and animation to introduce viewers to the tense relationships between family and fate, conservatism and liberalism, and modernity and familiarity.

In attendance of filmmaker Arshad Khan.


Country: Canada
Year: 2017
Duration: 81 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: English, Urdu, Punjabi
Subtitles: No subtitles

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Earlier Event: December 7
Apricot Groves + Q&A
Later Event: December 7
Chronic + Q&A