DARLING
Narrative Short | 16 minutes

HIFF 2019

Short Films


Directed By
Saim Sadiq

Produced By
Mahak Jiwani
Nadia Afgan

Written By
Saim Sadiq
Rodney Llaverias

Featuring
Alina Khan
Abdullah Malik
Mehar Bano
Nadia Afgan


US Premiere

A naive young man accompanies his transgender crush to her audition for an erotic dance theater in Lahore, Pakistan.

Winner, Best Short Film at the Venice Film Festival

2019 | Urdu/Punjabi | USA/Pakistan