WEB DESK: Pakistani films Manto and Moor failed to make waves at the local box office during their release, but the two films have made headlines in the international world. They have already been screened overseas in several film festivals and now both make it to the 18th London Asian Film Festival.
According to the festival’s programme, Manto will be shown at the Regent Street cinema, on the 5th of March, followed by a Q&A session, while Moor will be screened on the 6th, at the same location.
Recently, Manto was chosen to open the 8th Jaipur Film Festival (JIFF) 2016 in India, where it was honored with several accolades including Best Actor Award in the Feature Film Category, Best Sound and Editing Award in the same category.
Both Pakistani movies have been admired by international audience.Moor was even under consideration for Oscars but could not make the cut.