A Walnut Tree

A Walnut Tree

A Walnut Tree

2015, Pakistan, 81', Ammar Aziz

2015, Pakistan, 81', Ammar Aziz

A Walnut Tree

Synopsis

An old man reminisces about a distant homeland. He wants to return. Internally displaced as a result of the ongoing war between the Pakistan army and the Taliban and forced to live in a camp, the family is caught between memories of what life was, an insecure present and a bleak future.

Fipresci Prize at Documentarist Istanbul 2016, Grand Prix at Doker FF in Moscow 2016, Best Documentary at Sole Luna Palermo 2016, A special mention at Sole Luna Milan 2016, The Ram Bahadur Trophy For Best Film at Film Southasia 2015, IDFA Competition for First Appearance Films Southasia, One World Int'l Human Rights Film Festival, Hot Docs, Sole Luna Doc, Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Documentarist Istanbul, Sole Luna Palermo Doc Film Festival, FIRST International Film Festival Xining, Cine Migrante Barcelona; Festival International Jean Rouch, Paris - Prix Monde en Regards; Kasseler Dokumentarfilm und Video Fest - Special Mention; Les Escales Documentaires; Cinema Vérité..
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