Wednesday September 22, 2021

Mandwa Film Club to resume next month

July 26, 2021

Islamabad: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) would resume its famous ‘Mandwa Film Club’ next month (August) for the entertainment activities for the common public, says Executive Director Lok Virsa Talha Ali Khan here.

Talking to this agency on Sunday, Talha Khan said the Club members and fans also demanded that the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (NIFTH) should resume screening of national and international films. He said that more films from our glorious past which related to our folk culture and traditions are on the priority list of our film club. He said that Lok Virsa was also busy in documentary classes of film productions.

Former Mandwa Film Club Coordinator Aijaz Gul further told that over 150 classical national international films were screened at the club since its inception.

The members of the club, fans, and visitors had earlier expressed displeasure over the closing of this popular programme.

Prof. Ch. Rasheed Sal said that film screening should be resumed at the club. He said that it was an amazing program to enjoy movies from the golden era.

Asmara, a fan of Mandwa Film Club said that a number of star actors and actresses had also attended film screening at Mandwa film club including Sangeeta, Bahar Begum, legendry musician Wazir Afzal, Adil Murad and film producer Syed Noor.

She said that the film club was a good initiative to promote the film industry and highlight golden-era films.