Pakistani origin filmmaker Iram Parveen Bilal makes it to top Directors of Cannes Film Festival
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani-Nigerian film-maker Iram Parveen Bilal is currently at the illustrious Cannes Film Festival with her upcoming project *Wakhri.*
She has made it to the list of 15 directors for Cinefondation’s Atelier programme at the festival.
In its 15th year, Cinefondation’s Atelier is dedicated to film-makers with promising projects. The foundation supports the film projects of young directors; from script writing to recognizing their work on the international scale, to searching for financial support.
In a recent interview with a local *publication* link, Bilal shares her experience of attending one of the biggest international film festivals saying that it was a privilege to be representing Pakistan at such a prestigious event. She further added that the festival provides you unlimited opportunities to explore other possibilities, but time and energy are very limited .
Iram also revealed that she chose to wear Pakistani designers at the various galas and dinners, to represent her country better.