• Documentary on Parween Rahman wins award in Nepal

    Documentary on Parween Rahman wins award in Nepal File photo Documentary on Parween Rahman wins award in Nepal

    Perween Rahman: The Rebel Optimist has won an award at the 6th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival that concluded on Saturday.

    More than 60 films from across the world were selected for screening during the four-day international film festival held in Kathmandu.

    The 67-minute documentary directed by Mahera Omar received the Special Jury Mention Award in the non-fiction category.

    Perween Rahman: The Rebel Optimist captures the life and work of the architect, urban planner and a committed social activist who worked fearlessly for the less privileged in Karachi. She was killed in a targeted attack on March 13, 2013.

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