A proud moment for Pakistan as one of our documentaries ‘Armed with Faith’ based on the life of KPK bomb disposal squad has become part of the prestigious Emmy awards.
‘Armed with Faith‘ shows the story of the daily struggle of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bomb Defusal Unit (KPK BDU).
The documentary focuses on the two security personnel Abdur Rehman and Inayatullah and their struggles.
“There’s only one mistake diffusing a bomb. It will be your first and it will also be your last”
The documentary is co-directed by Asad Faruqi and Geeta Gandbhir and the co-producer of the film is the former journalist Haya Fatima Iqbal.
Haya Fatima Iqbal shared on her social media,
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Cinematographer Asad shot the film in a way that gives a lot of respect to the people in the film.
“I have always made films about conflict and war as it has been happening in my backyard. As a Pakistani, I felt I should tell our story of who we are as people.”
Previously the film was also screened in Vancouver International Film Festival in 2017 as well as at the Atlanta film festival including TRT’s ‘Belgesel Günleri‘ film festival.
Check out the trailer of the documentary below: