By Rahat Imran
This booklet, the 1st educational publication on Pakistani documentary cinema, lines the advance of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan that have emerged as a reaction to the implications of non secular fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. starting with the interval of normal Zia-ul-Haq’s Islamization technique (1977-88), it discusses a range of consultant documentary motion pictures that experience seriously addressed and documented a number of the key differences, occasions, and advancements that experience formed Pakistan’s socio-political, socio-economic, and cultural background. Such activist filmmaking perform in Pakistan is at the present time an influential consider addressing the politics, and adverse and oppressive results of the Islamization period, discriminatory legislation, quite gender-discriminatory Sharia legislation, violation of human and citizen rights, authoritarianism, inner strife, the unfold of spiritual fundamentalism, and the specter of Talibanization, and oppressive tribal customs and traditions. The contribution of Pakistani documentary filmmakers stands as an important physique of labor that has served the reason for human rights, selling know-how and social swap in Pakistan, relatively concerning gender rights.
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Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan: The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series) by Rahat Imran