Daily Archives: August 26, 2019


#EqualyLoud – Small Grants for Short Films in Pakistan

The Little Art (through its project Zero mm Youth Film Festival Southasia) is seeking proposals to support short film production through small grants. The grants aim to support young independent filmmakers from Pakistan. Proposal can be sent by anyone over the age of 18 years, but projects shall engage under 25 young people working in key roles in the projects. Projects seeking for support shall include narrative/fiction films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of gender equality, violence against children specially young girls and women, and empowerment of the marginalized from gender and rights perspective. Themes […]


“Pakistan Saga Awards 2019” honors personal stories of struggle amid social vulnerabilities

24 August 2019 A colourful “Pakistan Saga Awards 2019” ceremony celebrating some of the best video packages on pluralism, diversity, and rights was held in Islamabad, participated by diplomats, journalists, and scholars participated. The top three awards were bagged by videos narrating stories of courage and bravery of a person living with disability, a transgender, and a religious minority – individuals who are grow up as excluded.   “Pakistan Saga” (www.pakistansaga.com) has been an initiative of Pak Institute for Peace Studies, an Islamabad-based think tank, highlighting pluralism, diversity, and harmony. In his introductory remarks, PIPS director Muhammad Amir Rana said that […]