Usman Mukhtar’s Short Film ‘Bench’ Makes Pakistan Proud!
Another short film of Pakistan has been recognized on an international platform and the future of the Pakistani film industry looks brighter than ever! This time it’s Usman Mukhtar’s short film ‘Bench’ which has been nominated in the Best Short Film Category at the Independent Short Awards Festival in Los Angeles, USA and it cannot get better than this!
Usman Mukhtar’s “Bench” is a crime-drama revolving around the struggles faced by a couple and has been written by Ali Mudar.
Last week, the news was disclosed by the actor and director Usman Mukhtar himself who shared his excitement while announcing that his short film had made it to the list of finalists in the Independent Short Awards.
Rubya Chaudhry who stars in the film has also announced this exciting news on her Instagram and wrote:
“Bench has made it to the Independent Shorts Awards festival in LA, as well as being nominated in the best short film category. We couldn’t be more excited.”
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‘Bench’ has made it to the @independentshortsawards festival in L.A, as well as being nominated in the best short film category. We couldn’t be more excited 🥰 .. .. Original soundtrack by – @natashaoninsta Produced by – @hasan_naeem Special appearance by – @imanshahid A.D – @tubaafzall Written by – @ali.mudar.11 Directed by and starring – @mukhtarhoonmein
Talking to Something Haute, Usman Mukhtar shared that he has begun submitting the film on to festival circuits like the Tribeca Film Festival for consideration. It will be screened in Pakistan soon.
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