I pinned my hopes on Chhalawa. But much like our present government, it left me confused and also poorer.
The film walks a knife's edge between stirring up hope and raising a mirror to Karachi's harsh, gritty realities
In our current cultural climate, can a film by men about men really make me laugh? Yes, it did.
If we really cared about the Pakistani film industry, we would ask its major players to clean up their acts.
"The screenshots I've shared are from a famous designer and a content head at a major production house," says Rasool
"If this can happen to someone like me, an established artist, then it can happen to any young woman," says Shafi
What sets Cake apart is that it introduces us to women for whom romantic love and marriage are not central concerns
The sixth edition of LLF will be held at the Alhamra from Feb 24-25, and we speak to its founder for the inside scoop
Before KLF hits its 10-year milestone, it would be in its interest to re-examine how it can be more than it already is
Shoaib Mansoor has created a new breed of rape survivor: the fearless warrior. In doing so, he trivialises rape's trauma
Mawra talks about work, celebrity endorsements, family and fame as she gears up to shoot JPNA2
Has Pioneer Book House been appropriated by the arts community as a space to exercise their own privilege?
With only one weekend left to go, make sure you haven't missed our picks from the Karachi Biennale
PNJ's script allows Humayun Saeed to shine but lets Mehwish Hayat down
Syed Noor's latest might just be Pakistani cinema's most dangerous film yet, and the industry needs to take notice
The comic says he's sorry for making the joke, but this isn't the first time jokes at award shows have been offensive
The film is proof that without clear vision and a tight script even the most talented performers fail to impress
How did LLF 2017 fare with last-minute venue changes and security hazards?
KLF must reassess its strategy if it wants to create positive change through language in an increasingly divided world
In a first since India-Pak relations soured, Fawad talks Bollywood, Pakistani cinema, and why home matters most