New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) students carved a niche for themselves by winning the “Outstanding Achievement” award at the L’Age d’Or International Art-house Film Festival (LIAFF), the varsity announced on Tuesday.
Mass Communication master degree students, Amal Devasiya, Danish Qazi, Jamshad Ali, Kashif Shakeel and Pankaj Rawat directed a film “Dhaai Peher” (Two and a Half Moments). The film is based on the set of events that unravel in Punjab in the 1990s.
“An AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (AJKMCRC), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) student film Dhaai Peher (Two and a Half Moments) won the Outstanding Achievement Award at the L’Age d’Or International Art-house Film Festival (LIAFF) in the student category,” the university said via a statement.
The film, which was made during the COVID-19 pandemic when access to outdoor locations was limited, had to be created in and around Delhi, the statement added.