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‘My Pure Land’ Depicts How One Woman Resists 200 Bandits and Police Corruption: Spoiler-Free Review

The movie opens with the following message: “Land disputes are prevalent throughout Pakistan. There are over one million cases pending. Groups take possession through legal and extra-legal means. All too often resolutions perpetuate existing biases against female ownership.” Based on a true story, My Pure Land takes us to an environment we are rarely exposed to on the big screen, […]

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Oscars: The UK Selects Feminist Western Urdu Film ‘My Pure Land’ for Foreign-Language Category

The United Kingdom has chosen My Pure Land, an Urdu-language feature film being described as a ‘feminist western’, as its submission for Oscar consideration for the upcoming 2018 ceremony in the foreign-language film category. It is directed by first timer Sarmad Masud and it marks the first time that Britain has submitted an Urdu-language film to contend for an Academy […]