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ABU – Film Screening & ACCM Fundraiser – April 12

Activities, Montreal

ACCM is thrilled to present a special fundraising screening of ABU, the award-winning personal documentary by Montreal-based filmmaker Arshad Khan.

All funds raised from this special fundraiser go directly to ACCM’s diversity and inclusion programming.
Special guest speakers will be in attendance.

TICKETS: https://www.eventbee.com/v/artsida/event?eid=145164823#/tickets

Official Synopsis:
ABU is a journey to the center of a fragmented family while they grapple with religion, sexuality, colonialism and migration. Through a tapestry of narratives composed of family footage, observation and classic Bollywood films, gay-identifying Pakistani-Muslim filmmaker Arshad Khan takes viewers through the tense relationships between family and fate, conservatism and liberalism and modernity and familiarity.
Writer/Director/Producer: Arshad Khan
Producer: Sergeo Kirby, Loaded Pictures
Awards:
Best Documentary – Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival 2018
Audience Award – River to River Indian Film Festival 2017
Audience Award – IMAGE+NATION 2017
Jury Prize, Best Feature Film – Visaff 2017
Best Documentary – TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival 2017
Jury Prize Best Documentary – aGLIFF 2017
Winner LGBTQI crusader award – HotStar Anokhi Magazine 2017