And the most renowned international film festival is almost here with some great news for aspiring Pakistani Film makers.

The Pakistani short film ‘Baat Cheet’ has been invited to participate in the Short Film Corner at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Baat Cheet has also previously won three gold awards at the Documentary & Short International Movie Awards 2015 (Indonesia) in directing, newcomer and international short film categories.

The short film was written, produced and directed by Rayika Choudri and stars Sarwat Gilani and Joshinder Chaggar in the leading roles. Due to represent the film at the festival is Choudri herself and the film’s assistant director, Misha Rezvi, an Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker.

The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 13 to 24 May 2015 in France.

Baat Cheet Poster