JMI students' film wins international award

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Jamia Milia Islamia University
Jamia Milia Islamia University


New Delhi

A film Dhai pahar (Two and a half hours) produced by the students of Jamia Milia Islami Univeisity of Delhi has won the Outstanding Achievement" award at the L'Age d'Or International Art-house Film Festival (LIAFF).

The film is about events that unfold in the Punjab of the 1990s. The film is made by Amal Devasiya, Danish Qazi, Jamshad Ali, Kashif Shakeel and Pankaj Rawat, students of the post-graduation course of the Mass communication department of the University.

It is based on the set of events that unravel in Punjab in the 1990s.

The film was made during the Covid pandemic at a time when access to outdoor locations was limited and Punjab had to be shot creatively in and around Delhi.

LIAFF aims to develop a film culture that inspires cross-cultural innovations and enriches people's lives with entertainment and services. It also brings together information, education and entertainment.