SaturdaySCREENINGS: Silent Waters (2003)

April 3, 2010 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

PAKISTANI FILM – Directed by Sabiha Sumar

silent waters

A widow with a secret past lives with her son in a peaceful Pakistani town, close to the Indian border.  As Islamic nationalism takes root, her son turns to jihadism, changing the tranquility of their lives.  An eye-opening look into Pakistan, past and present, that is “strong stuff…splendidly told” (DVD Times)

Locarno Intl Film Festival: Best Film, Best Actress

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