A Walnut Tree

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    A Walnut Tree

    Directed by

    Pakistan

    2015

    81 min

    • Pashtu

    Documentary

    An old man reminisces about a distant homeland. He wants to return. Internally displaced as a result of the ongoing war between the Pakistan army and the Taliban and forced to live in a camp, the family is caught between memories of what life was, an insecure present and a bleak future.

    Awards

    • International Jury Coup de Coeur, Critic's Prize - FI de CinĂ©mas d'Asie de Vesoul
    • FIPRESCI Award for Best Director - Istanbul Documentary Days

    Festivals

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    Credits

    Cinematography
    Danyal Rasheed
    Editing
    Khushboo Agarwal
    Music
    Rakae Jamil
    Production
    SAMAAJ
    Production
    AAKAR
    Ammar Aziz

    Ammar Aziz

    Pakistan

    Ammar Aziz is filmmaker based in Pakistan. His initial works include documentaries about labour and gender. His debut feature length film A Walnut Tree was completed in 2015 which is about the issues surrounding an internally displaced family in Pakistan. The film was shot at the Jalozai Camp near Peshawar between 2013 and 2014