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Farooki attends ‘No Land’s Man’ screening at CIFF

Published : 29 Nov 2021 08:59 PM

Internationally acclaimed director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki attends the screening of film ‘No Land's Man’ at the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) along with Oscar and Grammy winning composer AR Rahman, Australian actor Megan Mitchel and others. 

The Cairo International Film Festival is the oldest and the only ‘category A’ film event in the Middle East, and will screen 98 titles from 63 countries. 

Starring Indian thespian Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the film chronicles the journey of a South Asian man who deals with identity crisis. The joint venture of American Bangladeshi and Indian actors also features Bangladeshi singer and actor Tahsan Khan, and Australian actor Megan Mitchel among others.

Sharing photos from the event the director wrote, "Right before presenting our film ‘No Land's Man’ at the Cairo International Film Festival's gala screening! It felt so good to be back to the real world of the festival rather than an online one! Missed Nawazuddin Siddiqui!"

The director missed physical screening of ‘No Land's man’ in renowned film festivals due to Covid protocols and health issues. Earlier, Farooki could not attend the screening of ‘No Land's Man’ physically at PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival held under the ‘Current Waves’ section the capital city of Estonia. However, Farooki judged the film online as one of the co-judges of the festivals.

This film was shot in the US, Australia and India. This movie is predominantly in English with some dialogue in Hindi and Urdu.