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Andy Schocken

Duration: 82 mins
Country of Origin: Pakistan, 2016
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Andy Schocken


May 16 06:30 pm

Documentary celebrating Izzat Majeed Sachal Studios, a recording space for traditional South Asian music. A smash jazz/South Asian album caught the imagination of Wynton Marsalis.


"Like Buena Vista Social Club set to the beat of traditional Pakistani music, Song of Lahore is a feel-good exploration of making music as an act of defiance and the unifying property of love of the arts. Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who won her second Oscar this year for the short doc A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, directs with Andy Schocken." Toronto Star

Shahram Shah-Hosseini

Duration: 78 mins
Country of Origin: Iran, 2015
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Shahram Shah-Hosseini


Jun 15 08:30 pm

The Girl’s House deals with issues facing Iranian women while telling the story of two female university students who try to solve the mystery surrounding the murder of one of their classmates.

Conservative media have slammed the film for being against “traditional and family values” and despite a number of revisions, it has not received a permit for public screening in Iran.