Laal Kabootar selected for Palm Springs International Film Festival 2020
Adding yet another feather to its cap, the critically acclaimed blockbuster film of 2019 ‘Laal Kabootar’ is now set to make it to Palm Springs International Film Festival 2020, one of the largest film fests in North America.
PSIF 2020 will also honor Hollywood icons Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix, Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Charlize Theron, Laura Dern, and Martin Scorsese with awards and is scheduled to take place from 2nd till the 13th of January 2020.
Starring Mansha Pasha and Ahmed Ali Akbar, ‘Laal Kabootar’ is Pakistan’s official submission for the 92nd Academy Awards in the International Feature Film Award category.
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South East Asia Premiere of Laal Kabootar at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival. Do watch it if you are there! @sgsaiff @manshapasha @ahmedaliakbarofficial @thealikazmi @rashidhfarooqi #laalkabootar #sgsaiff2019 #sgsaiff #ahmedaliakbar #manshapasha #pakistanicinema
The crime-thriller has also been screened at various international film festivals and won the Best Feature Film award at the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival 2019 and the Archana Soy Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival 2019 in Seattle.
Moreover, the talented Ahmed Ali Akbar also won the ‘Best Actor Male’ Award at the prestigious Washington DC South Asian Film Festival 2019.
Palm Spring International Festival 2020 will feature new and celebrated international films and documentaries with over 135,000 attendees. The festival is famous for its annual Film Awards Gala which honors the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents and screen some of the leading Oscar contenders in the International Feature Film Award Category.
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#ThisJustIn! Pakistan’s official submission for the 92nd Oscars, *“LAAL KABOOTAR – The Red Pigeon”* is all set to feature at the *Palm Springs International Film Festival 2020* alongside Hollywood Icons *Joaquin Phoenix, Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Charlize Theron, Laura Dern, Renée Zellweger* and *Martin Scorsese*! #LaalKabootar #PakistaniCinema #NehrGharFilms @laalkabootar @kamilchima @haniachima @kamalkay @manshapasha @ahmedaliakbarofficial @rashidhfarooqi @thealikazmi @azmisius @tahamalik #PSIFF20 #PSFilmFest @psfilmfest
Directed by Kamal Khan, ‘Laal Kabootar’ takes us on a thrilling journey on the streets of Karachi where crimes are on its peak. Written by Ali Abbas Naqvi, the film stars Ahmed Ali Akbar, Mansha Pasha in the lead. The cast also includes Rashid Farooqui, Raza Gillani, Syed Mohammad Ahmed and Ali Kazmi in pivotal roles.
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