With No Fathers in Kashmir, Oscar® nominated Ashvin Kumar marks 10 years of raw and truthful films that shed a humanist and nuanced light on Kashmir.
No Fathers in Kashmir (feature film) - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️across the UK & India
Inshallah, Football (feature documentary) - National Award winner / Awards in Dubai & Pusan
Inshallah, Kashmir (feature documentary) - National Award winner
4 Daughters in Kashmir (short) - an unseen film exclusively avaiable here.
Also, for those who loved No Fathers in Kashmir a special treat :
8 behind-the-scenes making-of documentary films of how No Fathers in Kashmir was made
5 deleted scenes that didnt make it to the final cut
1 compilation of scenes that was censored by the Indian censors
1 original pitch video, when the film was called 'Noor' & Ashvin was raising funds
2 trailers of Inshallah, football and Inshallah, Kashmir each.
Basharat is an 18 year old soccer player from war ravaged Kashmir. He has been selected to play in Brazil. This is his big ticket out of a state devastated by a brutal conflict. But when he applies for a passport his application is rejected.
His crime? That he is the son of a Kashmiri militant.
Oscar® nominated director Ashvin Kumar, who has spent a decade making films in Kashmir, journeys to the valley in November of 2018 to create a film in which daughters of two Indian army officers killed in Kashmir will meet with daughters of two alleged militants killed in Kashmir, by the Indian a...
A 16th century poetess, a Kashmiri folk singer who sings songs of protest and French composer duo travel across time and space, creating the music of No Fathers in Kashmir without having ever met each other.
Original title of the film was Noor, the protagonists were 12 not 16 and the story was quite different. Here's a glimplse into the pitch video we made to secure funding for the film which also hints at how the script has evolved.
They make a desolation and call it peace. Agha Shahid Ali.
A kaleidoscope of testimonies from the ordinary Kashmiri gives evidence of a brutal militancy and its disturbing response. Hitherto stifled voices paint a vivid portrait of how freedom is conceded and replaced by fear, governance by inst...