The Caretaker

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    The Caretaker

    Directed by

    Pakistan

    2016

    15 min

    • Urdu

    Fiction

    Zoya is a young Pakistani cricket player and the lucky recipient of a life-changing scholarship. The only thing standing in her way? Finding someone to take her place as her ailing grandmother’s current caretaker.

    Production
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
    Saim Sadiq

    Saim Sadiq

    Pakistan

    Saim Sadiq is a Pakistani filmmaker currently finishing his MFA in Filmmaking at Columbia University, NYC. In 2014, he directed two short documentaries in Lahore that were broadcasted on national networks and led to fundraising campaigns for the minority Christian community in Pakistan. He was also featured in the BBC show Free Speech Stories for the same. His short film PASBAN has travelled globally across several film festivals. His latest film project GULAAB is participating in Open Doors Hub, Locarno Festival 2018.

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