Documentary filmmaker and journalist, Shehzad Hameed has been presently making headlines and gaining worldwide recognition for all the proper causes. He has been on a profitable streak making Pakistan proud by way of his craft that goals to deal with points that demand consideration.
In March 2021, his documentary Bangladesh’s Delta Catastrophe received Finest Documentary on the Madras Unbiased Movie Competition and the Tagore Worldwide Movie Competition 2021 and later final month his documentary on the Himalayan Deltas received on the Inexperienced Picture Movie Competition in Japan.
Pakistan’s Himalayan Meltdown investigates the environmental and geopolitical issues created by water provide from melting glaciers.
The movie was nominated on the Inexperienced Picture Movie Competition amongst 177 out of which solely 12 had been chosen by members of the Hitotsubashi College and the Nationwide Movie Archive of Japan.
“Pakistan’s Himalayan Meltdown, that was filmed in 2019, targeted on why the second largest icecap outdoors the polar areas is melting on the quickest fee in human historical past. One-third of the Himalayan glaciers is projected to soften away by the top of this century because of local weather change, threatening the availability of water to almost 2 billion individuals throughout South Asia. The documentary discovers how water can doubtlessly develop into a serious flash level between India and Pakistan because the workforce went undercover to look at the proliferation of water by thieves in Karachi,” Shehzad wrote on Instagram addressing his huge win.
Shehzad states that he’s grateful to his wonderful groups in Pakistan and Singapore.
Final 12 months, the filmmaker additionally received the Gender Equality Impression Changemaker award for understanding the necessity to construct a extra equal world for girls by way of his movies.