The director uses simple editing to make it an immersive experience.
The film tells the story of a young boy who is addicted to swiping on iFatwa, an app that crowdsources religious death sentences.
Parasite may be based in Seoul but it could just as easily be set in any metropolis with uneven division of wealth.
In the absence of local institutions, filmmakers will have to continue looking outwards for support.
Documentary filmmaker Mohammed Naqvi and cinematographer Nausheen Dadabhoy have created ripples around the globe.
"For us it was an opportunity to reshape the narrative."
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