SHALI in ISLAMABAD on March 25, 2008 @ NOMAD
SHANAAKHT - A Nomad Forum for the Arts
Screening of SHALI a telefilm from the powerful series Aseer Shahzadi produced by HUM Television...
A touching story pertaining to abuse against women in our male dominated society with regard to child marriages. The issues presented in these plays are of universal concern, with women being the victims of these evil practices. Sensitive issues are brought forward to make people realize the severity of the prevailing injustices to females. Shali, the 14 year old protagonist, a mere child living in the city's slums, has no clue what it entails to be married.....
Written by Attiya Dawood, well known writer, activist and poet...have dealt with each story in a thoughtful and sensitive manner which is typical of her writings. SHALI will move your hearts and make you think and hopefully do something for these distressed and troubled souls.
Cast: Suhaee Abro, Shazia Qamar, Rashida Yaqub, and Aslam Shaikh.
Directed by Danish Nawaz
Date: Tuesday, March 25 - 2008
Time: 6.30pm (doors will close at 6.15 sharp)
Duration: 50 minutes
Donation: Rs. 100 (Shanaakht members) Rs. 200 (non-members)
Venue: Nomad Gallery - 383, 8th Avenue, F-8/3, Islamabad
There are a limited number of seats available...kindly call/ mail or visit to book your seat. Nomad will be closed on Sunday March 23 (Public Holiday)
Nomad timing: 10am - 6pm (Monday closed)
Shanaakht membership is open...contact the Nomad reception for details.
Director, Nomad Gallery
# 383, Eighth Avenue, F-8/3, Islamabad. Tel: 051 – 2262502