India 75 screening: Jago Hua Savera

Still from the film.

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An iconic Pakistani cinema classic on the big screen.

This screening will now take place at the nearby Curzon Bloomsbury Cinema. The Brunswick Centre, London, WC1N 1AW (nearest tube Russell Square). 

The landmark film Jago Hua Savera (The Day Shall Dawn) tells the story of fishermen in East Bengal striving for a better life and future for themselves, their families and community.

Written by Pakistan’s greatest poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz and with contributors from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and United Kingdom both on and off-screen, Jago Hua Savera was the first neo-realist film made in Pakistan as well as the country’s first submission to the Academy Awards.

Don’t miss the chance to see this restored print of the film, generously provided by Anjum Taseer of the Nauman Taseer Foundation and restored by Deluxe Restoration London.

All tickets £3

This event is part of our India 75 events programme which includes screenings of Court (3 December) and 36 Chowringhee Lane (10 December).

Pakistan 1958. Director: A. J. Kardar
93 mins
Rating: U
Languages: Urdu, Hindi, Bengali with English subtitles

This event will not be live-streamed.

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Name: India 75 screening: Jago Hua Savera
Where: Curzon Bloomsbury Cinema
The Brunswick Centre
When: -
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546