Seoul, South Korea. Twinkling without Shining, a documentary about the war-affected Afghan children, based in Pakistan, wins The Best Human Rights Award from the Korea International Short Film Festival 2022, held in Seoul, South Korea, on May 5th, 2022.
Twinkling without Shining – wins The Best Human Rights Award
Twinkling without Shining is about the dilemma of the displaced Afghan children who are living in makeshift shelters, on the sidewalks of different business and residential neighbourhoods. They earn their living by picking up recyclable items from the rubbish heaps, on the streets of Karachi.
Khalid Hasan Khan has directed and produced this documentary film, which was co-produced by Mohsin S. Jaffri and Syed Ovais Ali; with Zahid Raja as director of photography. Twinkling without Shining has earlier bagged the Special Jury Prize from the 5th Annual Golden Wheat Awards, Turkey, on 30th March 2022.
Khalid Hasan Khan has won eighteen (18) international awards for his projects that include a feature film, two short films and four documentaries; his projects were officially screened in Brazil, Canada, Greece, France, India, Italy, Russian Federation, Singapore, Sweden, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States.