Wakhri

DETAILS:

EVENT TYPE: Spotlight

RUN TIME: 99 Minutes

A widowed schoolteacher in Lahore becomes a viral sensation overnight when she accidentally unleashes her unabashed opinions on social media. This newfound fame as an unlikely influencer comes with its own challenges as she has to navigate archaic mindsets and secret identities while raising her ten-year-old son in a world where women’s right to having a voice and owning space, physical or online, is a constant challenge.

Presented in partnership with International South Asian Film Festival Canada (iSAAF)

 

VENUE INFORMATION: Parking for screenings/events at Thaden School is in a residential area, so please plan your arrival time accordingly.

CREDITS

Director(s): Iram Parveen Bilal

Producer(s): Abid Aziz Merchant, Apoorva Bakshi, Iram Parveen Bilal

Writer(s): Iram Parveen Bilal

Cast: Faryal Mehmood, Gulshan Majeed, Shees Sajjad Gul, Saleem Meraj, Sohail Sameer, Bakhtawar Mazhar

Showtimes

In-Person


12:30 PM — Thaden School Theater - 805 S Main Street Bentonville

Virtual


Jun 13, 1:30 PM — Jun 16, 11:59 PM Central Standard Time (CST)