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Ax Wound Film Festival: Maya

1hr 32mins
Directed by
K. Pervaiz,
Faheem Uddin,
Ramsha Shaikh
Film Language
in Urdu with English subtitles

After a childhood incident leaves her without any memories, Maya is adopted by an elderly couple, along with another orphan, Kalika, who she forms a sisterly bond with.

Through feverish nightmares and unsettling events, Maya travels to Karachi and rediscovers her traumatic childhood through the grips of jinn (demonic) possession. 

‘Maya’ focuses on themes including cultural and social issues, religion, mental health, and the supernatural. It also focuses on the representation of women in Pakistan.

Preceded by the short film HIMS.

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