Film “Javed Iqbal” selected for DC South Asian Film Festival
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The film “Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer” based on Pakistan's notorious serial killer has been selected for the DC South Asian Film Festival, reporter 24NewsHD TV channel.
The film will be screening at the 11th annual film festival which will be held in Washington DC, USA from November 1 to November 8, 2022. Interestingly, despite the acclaim, the film did not get the green light for release in Pakistan.
Yasir Hussain and Ayesha Omar are starring in the movie “Javed Iqbal”.
The event is being organised by the DC South Asian Arts Council. The DC South Asian Arts Council is in charge of organizing event. The nonprofit organization’s mission is to give South Asian artists the chance to show off their skills anywhere in the world.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet will all submit films to the festival this year.
In Lahore, Pakistan, between 1998 and 1999, the serial killer-rapist Javed Iqbal killed over 100 kids while abusing them sexually.
After Iqbal himself described the specifics of his crimes, he staged a dramatic surrender, ending the largest manhunt the nation had ever seen.