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Pakistan Pictures

Posted on April 21st, by mosaicfilms in Broadcast, Our Films. Comments Off on Pakistan Pictures

This unique series observes post September 11th Pakistan, raising issues about the country that are both revealing and insightful.

A Mosaic Films Production/ ARTE, 2002

Pakistan Pictures is a unique series of observed documentaries exploring aspects of Pakistani life, which is surprising, insightful and revealing, with an extraordinary degree of access and intimacy. This series uses material from the original Pakistan Daily, following the stories and characters in greater detail, raising issues about Pakistan following the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center.

Executive Producer: Colin Luke
Producer: Melanie Anstey and Adam Alexander
Director: Ruhi Hamid

Episodes:

Power Dressing
Amber Shams, a young woman journalist working for the monthly magazine of a leading English language newspaper in Pakistan, is investigating a new cultural phenomenon. Well-off middle-class housewives, used to dressing in a more western style, are adopting the practice of wearing the hijab, the Muslim head-dress, traditionally … Read More »



Pakistan Daily

Posted on April 21st, by mosaicfilms in Broadcast, Our Films. Comments Off on Pakistan Daily

A series of ten documentaries which goes deep inside post September 11th Pakistan, revealing what many regarded as a new beginning for the country.

A Mosaic Films Production in association with Films of Record

BBC4, 2002

This series explores life inside Pakistan’s newspapers, following five individual cases that traverse the ever-changing landscape of post 9/11 Pakistan, and revealing what many regarded as a new beginning for the country.

Executive Producer: Roger Graef and Colin Luke
Producer: Melanie Anstey and Adam Alexander
Director: Ruhi Hamid

Amber and the Hijabis
Pakistan Daily follows Amber Shamsi, who works for The Herald, the colour monthly magazine of a leading English-language newspaper in Pakistan. She is investigating a new cultural phenomenon. Well off middle-class housewives, used to dressing in a more western style, are adopting the practice of wearing the hijab, the Muslim head-dress, traditionally worn by the poor and ill educated. Why … Read More »






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