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Entertainment

Web Desk
December 3, 2020

‘Home 1947’ wins best short film prize at South Asian Film Festival of Montréal

Entertainment

Web Desk
Thu, Dec 03, 2020
The SOC-film digs deep into the stories of a number of people displaced during the 1947 partition 

Pakistani short film HOME1947 has taken home the prize of Best Film [Short Documentary] at the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal 2020.

The critically-acclaimed series by the two-time Academy Award winner digs deep into the stories of a number of people displaced during the 1947 partition.

The film is a restoration of the historic event through the perspective of those who experienced it firsthand.

Announcing the news on her Instagram, the Oscar winner wrote: “Excited to share the news that @soc_films critically acclaimed series HOME1947 has won the Best Film [Short Documentary] Award at the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal 2020. Kudos to the team!”

“HOME1947 is a deeply personal exploration of the lives and stories of the millions that were displaced in 1947 during the creation of two new independent states, India and Pakistan,” she added.