A short and poignant new film captures the imagination and underscores social issues leading to suicides among girls in Northern Pakistan. Depicting the strains caused in families and villages by the impact of higher education, the film Darya Kay Iss Paar (This Bank of the River) makes its statement with little dialogue. The emotions, confusion, and despair are all too obvious in the actress who plays the part of a tormented young girl.
Urdu Film on Youth Suicides – A short film on alarming suicide phenomenon in Northern Parts of Pakistan Tennessee, USA — Newly released Urdu film Darya Kay Iss Paar” (“This Bank of The River”) is an urgent call to action by producer Nighat Akbar Shah about the alarming rate of suicide in her native hometown […]
Film About Youth Suicide – Reflects the alarming suicide phenomenon in Chitral, Pakistan Inspired by true events, “Darya Kay Iss Paar” (This Bank of The River) is a film about Gull Zareen, a young girl in a village in Northern Pakistan, who chooses to end her life due to depression and a growing sense of […]