GCSE Urdu Study Session

Recommended for GCSE and equivalent level Urdu.

Capacity: 158 places

Hammad Khan will introduce extracts from two of his English/Urdu language short films and recent Urdu language feature films, including RAMCHAND PAKISRANI and KHUNDA KAY LIYE (IN THE NAME OF GOD) and television drama, such as eighties sketch show Fifty Fifty, to explore the use of the language in a dramatic context. The contrasting style and impact of Urdu and English film dialogue will also be analysed. The session will offer students a chance to gain a better understanding of Pakistani films and the role of the Urdu language in a cultural context.

Led by Hammad Khan, Freelance Filmaker and BBFC Examiner.