Search Results for 'Sarfraz Manzoor'

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Blinded by the Light

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Based on the life story of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, Blinded by the Light tells the story of young Pakistani teen Javeed, coming-of-age in Luton in Thatcher's UK. Javeed is struggling with his cultural identity. When a classmate introduces Javeed to the music of Bruce Springsteen his life is altered. He hears his own story mirrored in The Boss’s songs and it inspires him to become a writer.

Blinded by the Light - fails to hit the right notes

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Based on the life story of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, Blinded by the Light tells the story of young Pakistani teen Javeed, coming-of-age in Luton in Thatcher's UK. Javeed is struggling with his cultural identity. When a classmate introduces Javeed to the music of Bruce Springsteen his life is altered. He hears his own story mirrored in The Boss’s songs and it inspires him to become a writer.

Bend It Like Beckham director to give Fleadh Masterclass

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WRITER/DIRECTORS Allison Anders and Gurinder Chadha, and the actor Will Forte, will give this year's Galway Film Fleadh masterclasses in screenwriting, directing, and acting.

Galway Film Fleadh announce 2019 Masterclasses

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Galway Film Fleadh have announced the subjects of their 2019 Masterclasses in the fields of Screenwriting, Directing and Acting. The annual series of Masterclasses will this year feature actor Will Forte, writer/director Allison Anders and writer/director Gurinder Chadha, imparting their experience to professionals and trainees in their field, as part of the 2019 Galway Film Fleadh (July 9-14, 2019).

Fleadh to screen world premiere of Irish documentary Jihad Jane

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IN MARCH 2010, the arrest on terror charges of a blonde, blue-eyed, American, who called herself ‘Jihad Jane’ made headlines around the world. Her story is now a major new documentary to be screened at the Galway Film Fleadh.

More guests and premieres revealed for Galway Film Fleadh 2019

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We are pleased to reveal more of our premiere screenings and attending guests. Among our line-up of New Irish Cinema, the Fleadh will host the World Premiere of the Irish documentary Jihad Jane.

 

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