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‘Moshari’ to be premiered at SXSW film fest

Published : 07 Feb 2022 12:37 AM | Updated : 07 Feb 2022 01:13 PM

Director Nuhash Humayun’s upcoming short horror film titled ‘Moshari’ to have its world premiere at the SXSW (South by Southwest) Film Festival 2022. The news was confirmed by the director himself on his Facebook account captioned: ‘Our horror short-film titled ‘Moshari’ will have its World Premiere at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival’. The short film ‘Moshari’ features ‘No Dorai’ famed actress Sunehra Binte Kamal and Onora.

 ‘Moshari’ follows two sisters trying to survive the end of the world. But can they survive each other, starring Sunerah Binte Kamal and my niece Onora in her film debut. So, proud of everyone who’s worked on this, it’s been years in the making!” wrote Nuhash.

The story of the short film revolves when the world is overrun with bloodthirsty creatures, the last of mankind persevere in Dhaka, Bangladesh by spending their nights inside the ‘Moshari’ - the only known shelter from the unknown threat.

Two sisters, Apu and Ayra, must navigate this strange new world to survive. However, their strained relationship is becoming as much of a threat as the dangers outside.

Regarding the context Sunehra said, “We shot this film in 2019 in just five days. The story is so intriguing and engaging that we shot day and night without even taking a rest. Nuhash Humayun is one of my favourite directors. I am very happy that finally, the film is going to international film festivals”.

South by Southwest, abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By, is an annual conglomeration of parallel film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences organised jointly that will take place in mid-March in the US city of Austin.

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