overcome death of all members of her family, disease and destruction to struggle for a more peaceful world.
Best Documentary, San Diego Asian Film Festival Audience Award, Best Documentary, Sao Paulo
Film Festival Press Award,
INDIA PREMIERE TERROR IN MOSCOW, Dan Reed, France-UK, 60’
In October 2002, 41 Chechen terrorists took more than 700 people hostage in a Moscow theatre, demanding an end to Russia's war against their homeland. This gut-wrenching documentary takes you through the endless hours of waiting, a seemingly miraculous rescue operation, and the ultimate tragedy, that could have been avoided had adequate medical personnel been on the scene after the stalemate ended.
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Best Documentary on a Contemporary Issue, Grierson Awards Shortlisted for International Emmy Awards Nominated for BAFTA, Current Affairs
SOUTH ASIA PREMIERE CONTEMPT OF CONSCIENCE, Joe Jenkins, UK, 52’
Filmed over five years, “Contempt of Conscience” follows the UK’s Peace Tax Seven as they fight for a modern method of conscientious objection, revealing that we are all unwitting financial conscripts of war…
CROSSING THE LINES: KASHMIR, PAKISTAN, INDIA
A STORY OF PEOPLE AT WAR OVER BORDERS
AND BOUNDARIES, Pakistan, 45’
Pervez Hoodboy & Zia Mian,
After four wars, Kashmiris and their land are divided between Pakistan and India, the source of recurring crises. Many feel that the next war may be a nuclear war. In this tragedy, each side tells the story of the injustice and violence of the other, and feels only the suffering of their own. This path-breaking independent documentary film, challenges us to look at Kashmir with new eyes and to hope for a new way forward.
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South Asia Human Rights Film Festival, New York Kara Film Festival, Pakistan Pakistani Film, Media and Arts Festival, Glasgow Bite the Mango Film Festival, UK National Museum of
Photography, Film & Television Himalaya Film Festival, Amsterdam
WAITING, Atul Gupta & Shabnam Ara, India, 40’
A story of missing people, boys and men who were picked up by security forces and then simply disappeared in Kashmir. Since the