Filmi 21! Virtual Edition
Filmi Toronto’s South Asian Film Festival Celebrating 21 Years!
December 27th, 2020
21st Filmi: Toronto’s South Asian film festival
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Title: Dust to Dust
Premiere: Toronto Premiere | Country: Canada | Year: 2018 | Runtime: 12.16
Dust to Dust touches upon the fundamental truth of life – death – and the eternal human quest to transcend it. In the ageless city of Lahore, Pakistan, it is business as usual for Ashraf as he digs yet another grave. His work as a gravedigger requires him to deal with death on a daily basis. Nevertheless, as he digs deeper, he grows firmer in his resolve to rise above darkness.
Director’s Biography: Mahnoor Zaidi is a director(film and theatre), writer, actor and a producer from Pakistan. She studied film production at York University, Toronto, graduating in 2017. Since a young age, she has started making content that has made an impact on the society. Among her accolades are achieving a semi-finalist position in the Student Oscars, best documentary awards and many official selections in Film festivals.