Kara film festival

It’s almost here – the event that makes Karachi proud and is the perfect antidote to the odious IDEAS, the Kara film festival. This year will mark the sixth edition of the festival and it seems to have gained traction in the region. If anyone has any tips on which movies to look out for, post them here. The organisers are planning on screening the bulk of the movies in the day, so tips will help everyone with a day job.

18 Comments so far

  1. Anathema (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 11:51 am

    Omkara is out of the world. brilliant acting by Devgan and Saif.

    other than that: Anupam kher’s should be good.

    tickets go on sale on Thursday but u can check wednesday.

    my fourth year of KFF =)


  2. turab (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 12:50 pm

    i wanna watch omkara so bad but after my exams!


  3. Smileyali (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 1:41 pm

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  4. Ungli (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 2:13 pm

    Allah kara tu exam me buri tarha fail ho aur ak classmey 5 saal guzarey ameeeeen!


  5. Farhan (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 2:18 pm

    I’m planning to take my kid for Incredibles , can anyone post howmuch the passes cost


  6. Abdul Sami (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 3:07 pm

    Warning: Omkara has explicit languages and scenes


  7. Anathema (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 3:46 pm

    there is a possibility omkara will be censored?!


  8. Abdul Sami (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 3:51 pm

    I remember, Paap wasn’t censored and it was crticized in Newspaper


  9. Adnan Siddiqi (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 4:06 pm

    is it not lame to censor for that festival while uncensored versions are already available in market?


  10. Abdul Sami (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 4:41 pm

    How the Director and Actors will feel when almost every scene will be encoded with “toon….toon….toon”? They will b availble for post Q&A session. Ajay , Saif and Vishal Bharadwaj


  11. Ahmed (unregistered) on November 28th, 2006 @ 7:32 pm

    btw can anyone share the whole kara experience how is it overall?


  12. wasiq (unregistered) on November 29th, 2006 @ 3:32 am

    The Kara film festival has been very helpful for the local film industry especially for the actors …it has opened doors of the bollywood…the thing i like about it is that every year it invites only the serious film makers/producers/actors who are also famous…so it is not just another pomp(pimp)& fair show….

    Omkara is indeed a great movie…with or without the kareena kapoor’s back

    Break a leg…!


  13. Farhan (unregistered) on November 29th, 2006 @ 9:23 am

    Pass kitne ke hain


  14. llama (unregistered) on November 29th, 2006 @ 11:09 am

    Passes were for about Rs.100/- last year if memory serves me right. You can also get day passes (which do not include prime time screenings), or passes for the entire 11-day festival.

    For more info check out:
    http://www.karafilmfest.com


  15. Adnan Siddiqi (unregistered) on November 29th, 2006 @ 2:37 pm

    So everyone wants to watch OMKARA because of explicit languages,scenes and Kareena Kapoor’s back?


  16. Jamal Shamsi (unregistered) on December 1st, 2006 @ 11:57 pm

    Omkara – does anyone remember the movies Usual suspects & The Untouchables both from late 80s – It is masala mix of both., adding some spice of skin exposure and songs only.

    IT is not right choice to view that movie with family or the kids


  17. Raheel (unregistered) on December 2nd, 2006 @ 6:40 am

    Kara rocks. I love watching short films.


  18. Anathema (unregistered) on December 2nd, 2006 @ 11:17 am

    went and got my tickets yesterday

    season’s pass for 3.5k per head

    day passes are about 100.

    other passes vary between 150, 200, 300 and 400, depending on show date and time.



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