The Goethe-Institut is screening ‘Oh Boy’, also known as ‘A Coffee in Berlin’, at 11am on June 16 at the Capri Cinema. This German tragicomedy film is a self-ironic portrait of a young Berlin man who drops out of university and ends up wandering the streets. The film deals with the desire to participate in life and the difficulty to find one’s place. Call 021-35661633 for more information.
Where The Indus Flows
The Koel Gallery is hosting a group exhibition by the faculty of the Centre of Excellence in Art & Design titled ‘Where The Indus Flows’ until May 31. Call 021-35831292 for more information.
The ArtChowk Gallery is hosting Jamil Siddiqui’s solo calligraphy exhibition titled ‘Iqra’ until May 29. Call 021-35300482 for more information.
Subhan Ahmed Nizami
As part of their Ramazan Qavvaali Series, T2F is hosting a night of qavvaali by Subhan Ahmed Nizami from 10pm on May 25 at the Faraar Gallery. Nizami is a descendant of the original family of qavvali music founded in Delhi by the students of the Sufi saint Hazrat Amir Khusro in the 14th century. Call 021-35389043 for more information.
The Story of Qawwali
The Children’s Literature Festival is hosting a fundraiser titled ‘The Story of Qawwali’, featuring lectures, demonstrations and performances, at 7pm on June 14 at the Pearl-Continental. Call 0336-2413806 for more information.
The Goethe-Institut is screening ‘Mailay’, also known as ‘Riff Raff’, at 11am on June 16 at the Capri Cinema. In this short Urdu drama film, a 40-year-old man manoeuvrers one evening in upper-middle class Karachi between the deceptive allure of his social scene and the reality he has at home. Call 021-35661633 for more information.
If You Have A Garden In Your Library - I
The AAN Gandhara Art Space is hosting Saba Khan, Wardha Shabbir, Mahreen Zuberi and Mohsin Shafi’s art exhibition titled ‘If You Have A Garden In Your Library - I’ until June 4. Call 021-35821462 for more information.
The Goethe-Institut is hosting a symposium titled "Arrival City" at the Commune Artist Colony. The symposium aims to understand the complexities of what is means to continuously change homes and identities.
The event will be held on Sunday, June 9 at 3pm. Call 021-35661633 for more information.