One thing which even this year we are thrilled to see is how fantastic the Kami Sid starrer short film 'Rani' which revolves around a transgender who refuses to indulge in socially unacceptable activities to earn her livelihood has been doing since the past year the world over. After winning a European award as well as numerous accolades in various film festivals, the film premiered in Pakistan and if that was not enough also got featured on BBC World News and became part of a special showcase of films at the short film corner of the Cannes Film Festival as well as be part of the Transtastic section of Frameline 43, San Francisco where it got premiered at the LGBTQ+ Film Festival in June and is now all set to rock Seoul as well as Japan.
Yes guys! In an exclusive chat with producer Akbar Allana , he revealed to HIP that Rani will be screened at the Seoul International Pride Film Festival in Korea and if that was not enough then the much loved short film will also be screened at the Kansai Queer Film Festival (Japan) in Osaka in September as well as in Kyoto on the 18th - 20th October of this year .
The short film has been produced by Rizvilia Productions and Gray Scale with it being written and directed by Hammad Rizvi, who also won the NBC Universal Short Film Award in Los Angeles last year for the best outstanding writer.
Continuing to win accolades and love from the world over we at HIP would once again like to congratulate the entire team on their latest achievement and we hope to see some more fantastic work from them soon!