GIFF Packaging 2021 (4).jpg

ED - 2

GIFF ONLINE 2021

NOVEMBER 5-9, 2021

The vision of the festival is to create a dynamic community for all independent filmmakers in Pakistan and around the world to showcase their best stories.

Trailer

57 insightful, inventive and inspired films from 26 countries 

OFFICIAL TRAILER

Presenting the official trailer of our Second Virtual Edition

 

Enjoy the 57 insightful, inventive and inspired films from 26 countries around the globe, accessible to watch free via our website from November 5-9, 2021

GIFF TALKS 2021

GIFF Talks 2021 is Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s commitment to inspiring and educating filmmakers and storytellers about the art and craft of filmmaking. 

Join us as we speak with 6 filmmakers about their craft and what keeps them inspired to tell their stories and create art.

Mo Azmi.png

MO AZMI

Mo Azmi from Pakistan as our guest speaker in GIFF Talks 2021 during Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s 2nd virtual film festival edition. Hear him speak about Cinematography in Pakistan and the difference between commercial and narrative cinematography.

IMG-20210722-WA0005.jpg

SHRUTI BOHRA

Shruti Bohra from India as our guest speaker in GIFF Talks 2021 during Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s 2nd virtual film festival edition.  Hear her give valuable insight about Creative editing and working on narrative for OTT platforms such as Netflix as well as films for theatrical release.

Sultan Ghani.jpg

SULTAN GHANI AFZAL

Sultan Ghani Afzal from Pakistan as our guest speaker in GIFF Talks 2021 during Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s 2nd virtual film festival edition.  Hear him speak about Producing for commercials and narrative stories in Pakistan.

Marium Ali .jpg

MARIUM ALI

Marium Ali from Pakistan as our guest speaker in GIFF Talks 2021 during Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s 2nd virtual film festival edition. Hear her talk about Art Direction and Production Design in the Pakistani television commercial industry. 

Arif pics.jpg

ARIFUR RAHMAN

Arifur Rahman from Bangladesh as our guest speaker in GIFF Talks 2021 during Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s 2nd virtual film festival edition. Hear them talk about his journey from independent filmmaking to Cannes, and the director-producer relationship that has sustained and propelled their production house as a creative force par excellence.

Bijon Pic.jpeg

BIJON IMTIAZ

Bijon from USA as our guest speaker in GIFF Talks 2021 during Gandhara Independent Film Festival’s 2nd virtual film festival edition. Hear them talk about his journey from independent filmmaking to Cannes, and the director-producer relationship that has sustained and propelled their production house as a creative force par excellence.