Sun. Nov 29th, 2020

[Documentary] The Hunza Story is now available online

Hunza Story has been screened in Europe United States and in Asia including some of the top universities around the globe.

Synopsis:

A young traveler, a beginner photographer and a bored student on vacations is out on a trip to explore the cultures, the sights and people of the famous, Hunza. This documentary/travelogue shows the land from the travelers perspective and how he deciphers the different cultural norms and ethics and how he meets locals and gains knowledge about the lands.

About Documentary:

Hunza is an isolated land in the northern Pakistan and this is the main reason it is still able
to hold on to its cultures and tradition, That is also the reason that it is one of the top tourist destinations in Pakistan. This story / travel log shows us a different angle of Hunza, It shows us the sights, faces and cultures through an uncommon perspective of a traveler / tourist who is new to Hunza. What he thinks, what inspires him and how he experiences are some of the main concepts that are shown. The experience of filming in northern Pakistan was a really good and adventurous experience. We literally went backpacking in this one. We pooled in just enough money to cover our food expenses. For lodging we had our own tent and sleeping bags and to tackle the transport expenses we took lifts from any passing vehicle e,g trucks, dumpers, vans, buses, local private cars. We wouldn’t be able to complete our journey if it wasn’t for the hospitable and helpful people of Hunza.

Arsal Shafa
Award nominated young Film-Maker, director of the documentary ”HUNZASTORY” he has a love for creativity and enjoys experimenting both film and motion designing. He is editor, and animator. Doing BS Film & Tv, he spent most of his adult life working with people who makes films and also worked for TV programs, and further into film making producing his own documentaries and short films.

Afaq Baig
Afaq plays as the protagonist in this travel log. He is a teenager, a business management student and a photographer and guy who is full of life, he likes to travel new places and is very open to new people that he meets. His hobbies and interests include backpacking, cycling, rock climbing ,photography and music. He had served many years as a boyscout and has been a pioneer of an Adventure Club.

The team is working on a new documentary project “Gilgit-Baltistan Story”. Two young traveler’s, on vacations are out on a trip to explore the cultures, the sights and people of the famous, Gilgit-Baltistan. This documentary/travelogue shows the land from the travelers perspective and how they deciphers the different cultural norms, ethics, how they meet locals and gain knowledge about the lands.

Gilgit-Baltistan Story is a 90-minute documentary/travelogue about two university graduates who set out backpacking in the whole of Gilgit-Baltistan.

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