Seemab Gul


Seemab Gul is a Pakistani artist and filmmaker based in London. Her films interweave documentary, fictional, and performative elements to explore social-political stories. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue, examining conditions of precarity in society and focusing on the outsider experience. Her portfolio includes documentaries, drama, hybrid films and art installations. She works as a screenwriter, director and producer.

Films shown in Divvy Film Festival 2021


Seemab Gul, Mulaqat (Sandstorm), 2021
Zara, a schoolgirl in Karachi, shares a sensual dance video with her virtual boyfriend, who then blackmails her. Caught between his manipulative behavior and the desire to experience love on her own terms, Zara searches for the strength to reject the confines of a patriarchal society.
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