About Stray Dogs Come Out At Night
Runtime: 11 minutes
Iqbal, a migrant sex worker, cannot come to terms with his illness. He convinces his uncle to take a day trip to the beach, desperate for respite. The Arabian sea beckons.
Director: Hamza Bangash
Hamza Bangash is an award-winning Canadian-Pakistani writer & director. He is an alumnus of the Director’s Lab program at the Canadian Film Centre, as well as the Locarno and Asian Filmmakers Academy. His works have been showcased in film festivals worldwide, including TIFF, Locarno, and BFI London. Bangash is currently in development on his first feature film. The project won the MPA-AFA Award at Busan 2019 and was selected for Berlinale Talent Project Market 2020. The feature film is being supported by Telefilm’s 2020 Talent to Watch program & Canada Arts Council.