Showgirls of Pakistan
Feature Documentary (2020)
Producer and Cinematographer: Anam Abbas
Director, Editor: Saad Khan
Enter the universe of three different burlesque dancers in Pakistan as they dodge violence and state censors to vie for stardom.
Intimate verite, phone calls, social media streams, vlogs and home videos provide a never-before-seen look into the Punjabi theater business and the women who fight to play by their own rules.
Presented by Other Memory Media and Savta Media
World Premiere- IDFA 2020- First Appearance Competition
Winner of HotDocs Forum 2016