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Nightingales of Pakistan

FREE TUESDAY, OCT 19, 2015 || 9:00AM || UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE  NIGHTINGALES OF PAKISTAN Directed by Fawzia Khan Runtime: 12 min Country: Pakistan Language: Urdu/English Year: 2010   Logline: Throughout Pakistan’s turbulent history as an Islamic state, its female singers have been both honored and reviled—but the song continues.   DIRECTOR’S BIO Fawzia Khan, Director Dr. Fawzia… Read more »

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CENTERPIECE: Me, My Mom & Sharmila | The First Session Me | Tete-a-Tete

THURSDAY, OCT 22, 2015 || 8PM || SEATTLE SOUTH ASIAN ART MUSEUM, SEATTLE FAWZIA MIRZA PRESENTS ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA, A ONE-WOMAN COMEDIC PLAY Logline: Told through the lens of two women’s shared love for glamorous Bollywood film star, Sharmila Tagore, using personal anecdotes, pop culture and even some South Asian history lessons, this… Read more »

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Threads | She Creates to Conquer

THURSDAY, OCT 22, 2015 || 6:30PM || SEATTLE ASIAN ART MUSEUM, SEATTLE  THREADS Directed by Cathy Stevulak Runtime: 30 mins Country: Bangladesh Language: Bengali/English Year: 2015   Logline: Women artisans, once destitute young mothers, have supported their families over the past 30 years, stitch by stitch. Synopsis: Down a narrow lane flanked by garment factories they… Read more »