Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy releases the second film from HOME1947 titled Ghosts of the Past

SOC Films releases the second short-film from HOME1947 titled Ghosts of the Past. Indeed, HOME1947 Series is a deeply personal exploration of the lives and stories of the millions that were displaced in 1947 during the creation of two new independent states, India and Pakistan.


Directed and produced by SOC Films, the second short-film Ghosts of the Past is a story of Anver Jehan, an introvert, who spent most of her time reading books by the window, reminiscing the time when she had to leave her only friend behind during the partition. Anver Jehan passed on in December last year.

HOME1947 is a series of 7 short films conceptualized and produced by SOC Films, which recreate the long-lost sights and sounds of what millions once called home and explores this world not through the words of historians and politicians, but through the eyes of those who lived through it.


Indeed, the HOME1947 Series was first premiered as part of the HOME1947 Exhibition at the Manchester International Festival in the UK followed by exhibitions in Mumbai [India], Lahore and Karachi.  HOME1947 has been co-commissioned by the British Council in Pakistan in collaboration with the Manchester International Festival and Super Slow Way.

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