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Valley of Saints to compete at 55th San Francisco International Film Festival

By NewsDesk • Published on March 10, 2012

Valley of Saints directed by Musa Syeed will compete in the Narrative Feature section of the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival. The festival has selected 11 feature films by first-time directors to compete for the New Director’s award comprising cash prize of $15,000.

The festival will run from April 19–May 3.

Valley of Saints tells the story of Gulzar who plans to run away from the war and poverty surrounding his village in Kashmir with his best friend, but a beautiful young woman researching the dying lake leads him to contemplate a different future. The film features Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Mohammed Afzal Sofi and Neelofar Hamid.

The film recently won the World Cinema Audience Award: Dramatic at the Sundance Film Festival 2012.

To read Musa Syeed’s interview, click here. To read review of Valley of Saints, click here.

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