Faiz: Poet in Troubled Times (1987)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1987

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Poet in Troubled Times Alternative

Synopsis

Documentary about the life and work of Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, whose career up to his death in 1984 spanned the years of the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan. In spite of being banned by the Pakistan government-controlled media, she was loved by millions in Pakistan and Northern India. This film tells the story of Pakistan's people through the poetry and experience of this lyrical and radical writer.

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