Film Screening: Majaz

UK Asian Film Festival
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Majaz is a debut biopic feature film by Huma Khalil that depicts the life and poetry of the Urdu poet, Asrar Ul Haq Majaz, also known as a ‘romantic revolutionary’ in the Urdu world. The film’s narrative is portrayed through the perspective of a current-day young research scholar, who, intrigued by the creative genius of this poet, explores the history and events that led to the creation of his poetic masterpieces as well as depression, self-destructive behaviour, and his early death.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director, Huma Khalil.

The film will begin at 05.30 pm.

Duration 120 minutes

Doors open at: 04.30 pm.