LUMS DRAMA FEST 2014

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Lead Story Crossing Cultural Borders: In the words of writer and director Usama Lali: An Ode to the Underdogs. Mahnaz Shujrah Posted on: Shahnameh at Sanat Initiative, Karachi. The shooting of the film took place at Grill House, located in Y Block Lahore, where the team filmed during the night. However, there is a lot more that the students can do with the opportunities they have and it comes down to taking the risk and initiative to create something exceptional.

The entire process of transforming a single idea into a full-fledged visual experience is something which not only takes passion, but also consistency, patience and dedication. The audience appreciated the talented and hardworking individuals behind these projects as they were called on stage. Basta and Baki Sab Tamasha will be screening in different institutions across the country soon, and will also be submitted to international film festivals. Shahnameh at Sanat Initiative, Karachi. The fears, thoughts, aspirations of different individuals vary, and the only consistent strand running through it all is the medium of theatre itself. Starring Usama Lali, Mujtaba Shah Bukhari and Aqeel Ahmed, the film mostly consists of intense dialogues between the characters and multiple motifs with deeper meaning. The oneness of time and ego are also depicted through a faceless, paradoxical authority figure of a benevolent waiter who misguides the subject to be lead astray.

Uncensored, raw and conversational, the camera became an overlooked entity throughout the process, capturing moments both subtle and dramatic.

Starring Usama Lali, Mujtaba Shah Bukhari and Aqeel Ahmed, the film mostly consists of intense dialogues between the characters and multiple motifs with deeper meaning. The audience appreciated the talented and hardworking individuals behind these projects as they were called on stage. It is about the baggage we carry as we move through time, and how the past haunts our present, promising a new and better tomorrow, showing us dreams to reach for our ideals.

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Behind the scenes of Basta. The main films for the evening included a short film titled Fst and a theatre based documentary Baki Sab Tamasha.

‘Premiere Night’ by LUMS Media Arts Society

An Evening at the Nautarang Platform. The oneness of time and ego are also depicted through a faceless, paradoxical authority figure of a benevolent waiter who misguides the subject to be lead astray. Shahnameh at Sanat Initiative, Karachi. An Ode to the Underdogs. Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival Aiming to provide aspiring filmmakers and art enthusiasts an open platform, LMA encourages its members to explore their creativity and learn new skills related to all facets of the filming process, including script writing, cinematography, sound engineering, direction, acting, and post-productions.

Premiere Night by LUMS Media Arts Society – Youlin Magazine

The fears, thoughts, aspirations of different individuals vary, and the only consistent strand running through it all is the medium of theatre itself. The characters represent the idea of time, such as guzra huwa kal memories of the past and anay wala kal what the fes holds and the exchange between them is thought provoking luks the audience. The entire process of transforming a single idea into a full-fledged visual experience is something which not only takes passion, but also consistency, patience and dedication.

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It was a rigorous exercise to film all of it, from rehearsals to backstage to the play itself. The Power of ‘Changing Mindsets’ April 07, Mujtaba speaks with Basta team on stage.

Mahnaz Shujrah Posted on: The idea was to give an account of what goes on in the process of making a play. The shooting of the film took place at Grill House, located in Y Block Lahore, where the team filmed during the night.

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Basta and Baki Sab Tamasha will be screening in fesf institutions across the country soon, and will also be submitted to international film festivals. Rafi Peer International Puppet Festival Basta is an experimental film, employing symbolic realism and elements of the absurd.

In the words of writer and director Usama Lali: Each character wears a distinctly colored shalwar kameez traditional South Asian Outfit and carries a basta bag.

Basta is a thirty minute short film about three mysterious people who meet in a cafe. Lead Story Crossing Cultural Borders: All of this was being done while I was directing the play at the same time.

However, there is a lot more that the students can do with the opportunities they have and it comes down to taking the risk and initiative to create something exceptional.