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Indus Heritage crafting a sustainable livelihood for rural communities  

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IHT (Indus Heritage Trust) is a non-profit organization that actively works on the revival of Pakistani arts & crafts

Indus Heritage to participate in Index Exhibition in Dubai from 17th till 19th of September 2019 at the World Trade Centre. The Exhibition will showcase home décor items such as Cushions, Throws, Bags and Table linens; all the items on display and sale at the show; are made by local artisans and craftsman. Indus Heritage’s mission is to improve, enhance and strengthen the skills of artisans in order to support them to produce high quality, hand crafted products and to create a sustainable future for rural communities, providing them with economic independence through craft based skills.

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Siddiqa Malik – Chairperson of Indus Heritage says “We have always focused on preserving and reviving the rich craftsmanship represented in every region of Pakistan. In order for us to succeed in this mission, we worked on a model that strengthened the home based work structure, encouraging women to work in clusters to scale up production and to enable them to participate in preserving the age old craft without disrupting their family life. This has resulted in creating jobs for many talented artisans along with growing our operations through out the country. We hope our participation in the Index Dubai event would not only create awareness and offer exposure to Pakistani crafts but will lead to partnerships and sales which directly generates revenue for our artisans.”

Indus Heritage was founded in 2004 with a mandate to work on preserving the heritage regional crafts, which were at risk of dying out due to lack of popular demand. The organization actively works on revival and promotion of Pakistani crafts. Ms. Siddiqa Malik, the Chairperson of Indus Heritage has pioneered and spearheaded many of the successful (IHT) projects. Indus Heritage currently has an active group of five board members. Indus Heritage products are retailed at Koel & Tali stores in Karachi, in Lahore they are present at Jadeed markets, and in North America, the products can be found at NYNOW and World Market in Las Vegas.

Indus Heritage will be at the Index Exhibition at Stand Nos: 2A 90 in Dubai from 17th till the 19th of September 2019.

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About The Indus Heritage Trust (IHT):

Founded in 2004, The Indus Heritage Trust is an Organization that preserves and promotes the rich traditional arts and craft of Pakistan. Our aim is to apply innovative initiatives to support the artisan community and to evoke the patriotic sentiment attached with heritage art and craft.
IHT acts as a management and delivery organization for the development of the “creative industry” in Pakistan. Through its projects, IHT aims to significantly increase the livelihood of Pakistani artisans.

Awards & Accomplishments by IHT:

Indus Heritage in Islamabad brought all creative activities under one roof and created a space for craft promotion and research initiated a craft village in 2011.

Indus Heritage was awarded a project in 2012 by Japan Social Development Fund with World Bank’s oversight to continue to work on reviving handwork, with a focus on embroideries. Project RANG was a four-year project supporting the artisans of Southern Punjab and Sindh.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indusheritagetrustofficial/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/IndusHeritageTrust/

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen@w2wevents.com+97152 – 765 5525

The multifaceted Photojournalist, Film Maker & Author, Mobeen Ansari to exhibit all across the UAE

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Dubai is set to welcome the renowned Photojournalist, Mobeen Ansari for his first Solo exhibition in the region, the show titled “Conversations through Centuries” will be displaying an exclusive collection of his remarkable photographs; on opening night, guests will get treated to a special book signing of his book “White in the Flag” – which is an intricate photographic documentation of the various of ethnic & religious communities living in Pakistan and true celebration of diversity. The show will open on 17th of September at Studio Seven Art Gallery in Business Bay from 7:00pm onwards and will be graced by the Consul General of Pakistan, Ahmed Amjad Ali as the Chief Guest on the opening night; the Dubai exhibition will run till the 28th of September.

In the emirate of Sharjah, Mobeen will be showcasing at Xposure, the international photography exhibition festival taking place from 19th till 22nd of September, here his exhibition is titled, “The Land We Came”, along with an exhibition of his photographs, there will be an opportunity for everyone to hear him speak about his passion for Photojournalism and his films ‘Hellhole”, which is a black and white short film, based on the life of a sanitation worker, and ‘Lady of the Emerald Scarf based on the life of Aziza, a carpet maker in Hunza will be screened during the 4 day festival.

He will be concluding his UAE tour with a two day exhibition at the capital, Abu Dhabi, hosted at Etihad Modern Art Gallery, the show is titled “Conversations through Centuries” starting on 30th of September till 1st of October; on opening night there will also be a book signing of his book “White in the Flag”.

This month marks two years since my book White in the Flag was launched in Pakistan. Photographing and documenting was a journey that took seven years to compile in form of a book; I have been able to see, capture and evolve by interacting with the different communities (I prefer not to call them minorities), I have learnt more about my country and religion from these instances than I have from any other experiences. The fact that I have an opportunity to present this book in UAE on the Year of Tolerance is incredible as it gives me the chance to acknowledge religious communities and celebrate cultural diversity with the global village that is Dubai” says Mobeen Ansari

Mobeen Ansari is a multitalented Artist, from being a celebrated Photojournalist, to a thriving Author and an award winning Filmmaker; this one-man wonder is also a extraordinary speaker who often shares his own story of perseverance to inspire millions.

Even though, these exhibitions will be a first showcase of Mobeen’s work in the UAE; he is no stranger to the world stage, his works have been exhibited in Canada, China, Italy, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Qatar, United States and UK.

Dubai will be the starting point of Mobeen’s series of exhibitions and seminars in the region, followed by Xposure in Sharjah and concluding the solo exhibition at Eithad Modern Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi during his UAE tour in September 2019. All of the events are free to enter and open to the public.

Exhibition Details:

Dubai

Title: “Conversations through Centuries”

Genre: Solo Photography Exhibition

Opening Date: 17th September 2019

Opening Night Timing: 7pm till 10pm (Exhibition & Book Signing of “White in the Flag”)

Exhibition Dates: 17th till 28th of September 2019

Gallery Timings: 10am till 7:00pm

Venue: Studio Seven Gallery, Oxford Tower, 804, Business Bay, Dubai

Sharjah

Title: “The Land We Came”

Genre: Xposure – International Photography Exhibition Festival

Exhibition Dates: 19th till 22nd of September 2019 (Exhibition, Seminar, Film Screenings & Book Signing of “White in the Flag”)

Venue: Expo Centre, Sharjah

Abu Dhabi

Title: “Conversations through Centuries”

Genre: Solo Photography Exhibition

Opening Date: 30th September 2019

Opening Night Timing: 7pm till 10pm (Exhibition & Book Signing of “White in the Flag”)

Exhibition Dates: 30th September till 1st October 2019

Gallery Timings: 10am till 7:00pm

Venue: Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi

 

About Mobeen Ansari:

Mobeen Ansari is a photographer, filmmaker, artist & trekker based in Islamabad, Pakistan. After attaining his BFA degree from National College of Arts, he started working in the field, telling stories of Pakistan & its people, promoting a positive & poetic image of his country through his photos & movies.

Mobeen has published two photography books. His first one, ‘Dharkan: The Heartbeat of a Nation’, features portraits of iconic people of Pakistan from all walks of life. His second book, called ‘White in the Flag’ is based on lives & festivities of religious minorities of Pakistan.

His two films include ‘Hellhole”, which is a black and white short film, based on the life of a sanitation worker, and ‘Lady of the Emerald Scarf based on the life of Aziza, a carpet maker in Hunza.

 

Mobeen’s Ted Talks:

2014 (TEDxKarachi) https://vimeo.com/108273662

2017 (TEDxKinnaird) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXF46zUBafE

Mobeen has been part of numerous campaigns and non-profit projects; for the past two years he has actively captured the efforts of heroic health workers to support the polio eradication campaign in Pakistan.

Insta: @mobeenansariphoto

Flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/mobeenansari

FB:  http://www.facebook.com/mobeenart

Event Teaser: https://youtu.be/hXn_8EKv-3M

Event is organized by:

w2w Events & PR & Poetic Strokes

Event is supported by:

Studio Seven Gallery

Selfie TV

KC Productions

PT Explorers

 

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen@w2wevents.com+97152 – 765 55255

“Pakistan is full of heroes. Some are recognizable, some are anonymous. I wanted to meet and photograph them all” ~ Mobeen Ansari

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True to his words, Mobeen has documented humanitarian efforts and CSR initiatives throughout Pakistan; in-turn giving a voice to the voiceless and an identity to the otherwise anonymous.

The undeniably selfless humanitarian – Abdul Sattar Edhi was also featured in Mobeen’s book – “Dharkan – the Heartbeat of a Nation” the book celebrates Pakistan’s incredible icons who have been instrumental in transforming the country with their talent and service. Edhi Sahib had founded the Edhi Foundation, which operates the worlds largest volunteer ambulance network, along with homeless shelters, animal shelters, orphanages and rehab centres across Pakistan.

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To see more of this brilliant Photojournalist’s work, visit Mobeen Ansari’s solo exhibition in Dubai “Conversations through Centuries”; opening on Tuesday the 17th of September at 7:00pm and the show will continue till the 28th of September at Studio Seven Art Gallery in Business Bay, Dubai, UAE.

Presenting Photojournalist:
Mobeen Ansari is an extremely talented photographer, filmmaker, author, artist & trekker based in Islamabad, Pakistan. His work tells stories of Pakistan and its people like never seen before.

Event & PR:
W2W Events

Event is supported by:
Studio Seven Art Gallery – Karachi. Dubai.
Poetic Strokes
Selfie Tv
KC24 – Kalash Creatives
Paws Trails

Escale’s Revival of traditional craftsmanship by “Empowering Women Artisans”

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Escale is an online fashion house that employees women from rural India in an effort to offer hope and opportunity

Escale was established in 2013 as an online Fashion brand with a passion for reviving traditional crafts. For the last three years the brand has collaborated with Design Deals at the Zoroastrian Welfare association in Ahmedabad in India and Amar Foundation for the widows of war in Iraq to offer employment and hope to women who have limited or close to no other source of income.

Ferzin Irani – Founder of Escale explains “When we began employing women artisans, it was initially challenging to train women to keep up with the production schedules & maintain international standards of quality but we didn’t consider it as a hurdle but rather an opportunity to make a difference. The idea was to firstly, offer women financial independence by creating a source of income for them and secondly we wanted to save and revive old traditional designs, embroidery’s and stitches.”

  Escale has 5 full time artisans & many freelancers who come in to the workshop on a per day basis. These could range from eight to twelve persons at a day depending on their domestic commitments, therefore the company remains flexible to continuously offer more employment opportunities to women and looks forward to establishing Escale as a globally recognized brand with a conscience. Currently Escale is working on several projects, which are under the research & development process. One of them is to revive the old Parsi craft of Gara back in to mainstream fashion.

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About Escale:

Escale is for women who touch lives. Caring, confident women, determined to unlock their full potential and to help others achieve their dreams at the same time. When you choose to buy a design from Escale, you are touching the lives of the very people who have inspired the extraordinary in you.

We source fair trade natural fabrics from around the world and employ gifted artisan women in their own countries to add that exclusive Escale touch of beautiful challenge.

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Awards won by Escale:

  • Women Leaders in UAE in 2015
  • Women Super Achiever Award at 6th World Women Leadership Congress in 2019
  • Best Eco-friendly Women’s Fashion Brand 2019 & Distinction award for Disadvantaged Female Empowerment 2019 at MEA Markets 2019

https://www.escaledesigns.com/

 

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen@w2wevents.com+97152 – 765 5525

Compassion & Diversity celebrated through the lens of Mobeen Ansari

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Baisakhi Festival in Pakistan  – photographed by Mobeen Ansari

“Whether it was witnessing colours of Holi at the many mandirs in Tharparkar, or listening to hymns at the Sunday mass at Saint Anthony’s church in Lahore, to or joining in on the festivities of Chowmos – a Kalash festival – I have been able to see, capture and celebrate diversity. By interacting with the communities (I prefer not to call them minorities), I have learnt more about my country and religion than I have from any other experience.” ~ Mobeen Ansari (Photojournalist and Author of White in the Flag)

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Kalash women greet eachother (Image from White in the Flag)  Photographed by Mobeen Ansari

“Conversations through Centuries”, at Studio Seven Gallery in Dubai will be the starting point of Mobeen’s series of exhibitions and seminars in the region, followed by Xposure in Sharjah and concluding the solo exhibition at Eithad Modern Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi during his UAE tour in September 2019.

Mobeen Ansari is a multifaceted Artist, from being an acclaimed Photojournalist, to a thriving Author and an award winning Filmmaker; this one-man wonder is also a remarkable speaker who often shares his own story of perseverance to inspire millions.

Exhibition Details:

Dubai

Title: “Conversations through Centuries”

Genre: Solo Photography Exhibition

Opening Date: 17th September 2019

Opening Night Timing: 7pm till 10pm

Exhibition Dates: 17th till 28th of September 2019

Gallery Timings: 10am till 7:00pm

Venue: Studio Seven Gallery, Oxford Tower, 804, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

Sharjah

Title: “The Land We Came”

Genre: Xposure – International Photography Exhibition Festival

Exhibition Dates: 19th till 22nd of September 2019

Venue: Expo Centre, Sharjah, UAE

Abu Dhabi

Title: “Conversations through Centuries”

Genre: Solo Photography Exhibition

Opening Date: 30th September 2019

Opening Night Timing: 7pm till 10pm

Exhibition Dates: 30th September till 1st October 2019

Gallery Timings: 10am till 7:00pm

Venue: Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi

About Mobeen Ansari:

Mobeen Ansari is a photographer, filmmaker, artist & trekker based in Islamabad, Pakistan. After attaining his BFA degree from National College of Arts, he started working in the field, telling stories of Pakistan & its people, promoting a positive & poetic image of his country through his photos & movies.

Mobeen has published two photography books. His first one, ‘Dharkan: The Heartbeat of a Nation’, features portraits of iconic people of Pakistan from all walks of life. His second book, called ‘White in the Flag’ is based on lives & festivities of religious minorities of Pakistan.

His two films include ‘Hellhole”, which is a black and white short film, based on the life of a sanitation worker, and ‘Lady of the Emerald Scarf based on the life of Aziza, a carpet maker in Hunza.

Mobeen’s Ted Talks:

2014 (TEDxKarachi) https://vimeo.com/108273662

2017 (TEDxKinnaird) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXF46zUBafE

Mobeen has been part of numerous campaigns and non-profit projects; for the past two years he has actively captured the efforts of heroic health workers to support the polio eradication campaign in Pakistan.

Insta: @mobeenansariphoto

Flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/mobeenansari

FB:  http://www.facebook.com/mobeenart

Twitter: @Mobeen_Ansari

Event Teaser: https://youtu.be/hXn_8EKv-3M

Event is organized by:

w2w Events & PR

Event is supported by:

Studio Seven Gallery

Poetic Stokes

Selfie TV

KC Productions

PT Explorers

 

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen@w2wevents.com – +97152 – 765 55255

“Conversations through Centuries” a Solo Photography Exhibition by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Mobeen Ansari comes to the UAE

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Mobeen Ansari profile (4).jpgStudio Seven Gallery will be opening its doors on 17th of September to the much-awaited Solo Photography exhibition by renowned photojournalist Mobeen Ansari; “Conversations through Centuries” is a compilation of images reflecting, Mobeen’s passion for capturing undiscovered landscapes, historic architecture, intricate religious festivities, ethnic diversity and multidimensional human expressions. The solo exhibition will be inaugurated at 7:00pm on Tuesday the 17th of September and the show will continue till the 28th of September at Studio Seven Gallery in Business Bay, Dubai. The exhibition will then travel to Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi opening on 30th of September till 1st of October.

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Even though, this solo exhibition will be a first showcase of Mobeen’s work in the UAE; he is no stranger to the world stage, his works have been exhibited in Canada, China, Italy, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Qatar, United States and UK. Along with a global fan following, the celebrated photojournalist has been endorsed by Imran Khan the current Prime Minister of Pakistan for his book “White in the Flag” which has captured festivities and lifestyles of religious minorities residing in Pakistan; in an effort to educate tolerance and celebrate diversity.

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Mobeen Ansari explains the background about this exhibition, “As a photographer in Pakistan, what gives me immense joy, is to travel across the country, to far flung places and every nook and cranny, and take photos of the diverse cultures, landscapes and history- and bring them to the world. Pakistan for me is like a country of many countries, and in my 17 years as a photographer I have captured diversity of the land; which has a history and histories dating back centuries. Many conversations took place across the Himalayas, deserts, forest and places of worship for all of Pakistan’s existence, and beyond. This experience for me was also like traveling back in time, and attempting to bring back some of the folklore to life; hence the title – Conversations Through Centuries”.

“Conversations through Centuries”, at Studio Seven Gallery in Dubai will be the starting point of Mobeen’s series of exhibitions and seminars in the region, followed by Xposure in Sharjah and concluding the solo exhibition at Eithad Modern Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi during his UAE tour in September 2019.

Mobeen Ansari is a multifaceted Artist, from being an acclaimed Photojournalist, to a thriving Author and an award winning Filmmaker; this one-man wonder is also a remarkable speaker who often shares his own story of perseverance to inspire millions.

Exhibition Details:

Dubai

Title: “Conversations through Centuries”

Genre: Solo Photography Exhibition

Opening Date: 17th September 2019

Opening Night Timing: 7pm till 10pm

Exhibition Dates: 17th till 28th of September 2019

Gallery Timings: 10am till 7:00pm

Venue: Studio Seven Gallery, Oxford Tower, 804, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

Sharjah

Title: “The Land We Came”

Genre: Xposure – International Photography Exhibition Festival

Exhibition Dates: 19th till 22nd of September 2019

Venue: Expo Centre, Sharjah, UAE

Abu Dhabi

Title: “Conversations through Centuries”

Genre: Solo Photography Exhibition

Opening Date: 30th September 2019

Opening Night Timing: 7pm till 10pm

Exhibition Dates: 30th September till 1st October 2019

Gallery Timings: 10am till 7:00pm

Venue: Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi

About Mobeen Ansari:

Mobeen Ansari is a photographer, filmmaker, artist & trekker based in Islamabad, Pakistan. After attaining his BFA degree from National College of Arts, he started working in the field, telling stories of Pakistan & its people, promoting a positive & poetic image of his country through his photos & movies.

Mobeen has published two photography books. His first one, ‘Dharkan: The Heartbeat of a Nation’, features portraits of iconic people of Pakistan from all walks of life. His second book, called ‘White in the Flag’ is based on lives & festivities of religious minorities of Pakistan.

His two films include ‘Hellhole”, which is a black and white short film, based on the life of a sanitation worker, and ‘Lady of the Emerald Scarf based on the life of Aziza, a carpet maker in Hunza.

Mobeen’s Ted Talks:

2014 (TEDxKarachi) https://vimeo.com/108273662

2017 (TEDxKinnaird) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXF46zUBafE

Mobeen has been part of numerous campaigns and non-profit projects; for the past two years he has actively captured the efforts of heroic health workers to support the polio eradication campaign in Pakistan.

Insta: @mobeenansariphoto

Flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/mobeenansari

FB:  http://www.facebook.com/mobeenart

Twitter: Mobeen_Ansari

Event Teaser: https://youtu.be/hXn_8EKv-3M

Event is organized by:

w2w Events & PR

Event is supported by:

Studio Seven Gallery

Poetic Stokes

Selfie TV

KC Productions

PT Explorers

 

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen@w2wevents.com+97152 – 765 55255

 

“I have always believed that portraits are like landscapes of people” – Mobeen Ansari

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As a Story teller, Mobeen Ansari showcase’s people at their purest state.

True to his words, he has managed to capture the vastness of human expressions and the range of raw emotions as diverse as the land these people hail from; this beautifully shy girl’s portrait is immortalized as the “Girl from Thatta”.

Mobeen’s solo exhibition in Dubai is “Conversations through Centuries”; opening on Tuesday the 17th of September at 7:00pm and the show will continue till the 28th of September at Studio Seven Art Gallery in Business Bay, Dubai, UAE.

Presenting Photojournalist:
Mobeen Ansari is an extremely talented photographer, filmmaker, artist & trekker based in Islamabad, Pakistan. His work tells stories of Pakistan and its people like never seen before.

Event & PR:
W2W Events

Event is supported by:
Studio Seven Art Gallery – Karachi. Dubai.
Poetic Strokes
Selfie Tv
KC24 – Kalash Creatives
Paws Trails

For any further details on Mobeen’s UAE tour, email zareen@w2wevents.com

Mobeen Ansari documenting history through his captures

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“Preserving History” depicts a photograph by Mobeen Ansari of an ancient Hindu Temple (dating back more than a century) located in Gulyana, Punjab Provence of Pakistan; this is just one of many forgotten historical sites captured beautifully by the photojournalist through his travels across the country.

Mobeen’s solo exhibition in Dubai is “Conversations through Centuries”; opening on Tuesday the 17th of September at 7:00pm and the show will continue till the 28th of September at Studio Seven Art Gallery in Business Bay, Dubai, UAE.

Presenting Photojournalist:
Mobeen Ansari is an extremely talented photographer, filmmaker, artist & trekker based in Islamabad, Pakistan. His work tells stories of Pakistan and its people like never seen before.

Event & PR:
W2W Events

Event is supported by:
Studio Seven Art Gallery – Karachi. Dubai.
Poetic Strokes
Selfie Tv
KC24 – Kalash Creatives
Paws Trails

For more details on Mobeen’s UAE tour: zareen@w2wevents.com

Aarti Trikannad & Ruchi Undevia’s Film – “The People Whisperer” wins at the Zayed Film Competition by Baynounah TV

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UnSquare’s documentary film pays tribute to the Father of United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, from the citizens & residents of the country

Founders of UnSquare Films Aarti Trikannad & Ruchi Undevia win second place at the “Zayed Film Competition by Baynounah TV”, they submitted their film to the channel on 15th of December 2018 and received a confirmation of winning the competition on 9th of June 2019. The official ceremony was held on 26th of June 2019.

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“One of the reasons for starting UnSquare Films was to create documentaries that would truly inspire us. Having grown up in the UAE and seeing the transformation of the country under the vision of Sheikh Zayed, this was a story we wanted to tell. With this competition we would have a platform for it too” explains Ruchi Undevia – Co founder of UnSquare Films.

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Aarti Trikannad – Co Founder of UnSquare Films adds, “For the concept to work, we were keen to interview people who have lived in UAE for decades, who would be able to describe the journey of UAE under Sheikh Zayed and how it had touched their lives and we were fortunate to find so many beautiful stories to weave in to our documentary!”

The award-winning documentary “The People Whisperer” is inspired the life of UAE’s most beloved leader, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan also known as the Father of the Nation. The film was conceptualized, shot and edited in a frame of fifteen days; the concept revolves around the voices of UAE’s citizens and residents.

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About UnSquare Films:

We venture out of the box to tell stories that celebrate love, laughter and life conversations of the common (wo)man in the Gulf through documentaries, films, web series, CSR videos or unconventional ads.

We have released 2 web series on our YouTube platform, UnSquare Films – Love Beyond Borders and Explorers of the Modern World. We are in the process of creating our third one – Platinum Blondes. We have worked on a documentary on HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. We have worked with corporate brands for their digital videos.

YouTube Channel: UnSquare Films

Instagram Channel: @unsquarefilms

LinkedIn Channel: UnSquare Films

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Documentary name: The People Whisperer

Tagline: The one who echoed the voice of the nation

Logline: A Documentary film that reflects the vision of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan through the eyes of the people he loved the most, the people of United Arab Emirates.

Synopsis: A documentary film that explores the impact of a great leader, the father of United Arab Emirates, HH Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan on the people of UAE. During the course of the film it is the people of the country, the nationals and the expats, who identify his deep rooted values and his vision for the country that shapes their lives today.

Each anecdote shows the driving force of the visionary leader – his love for the people and the people’s love for him. Each segment traces his vision to truly listening to the people of the country. The film explores why he is fondly known as the Father of the Nation. It shares the legacy that he has left behind and how it is followed till today.

Overall the film shares his achievements through the people who mattered most to him as a fitting tribute to him. It looks to discover the source of his vision.

 

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255

 

#EveryGirlCan Summer Camp is the first All Girls Camp at Dubai Sports World

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Starting from 7th July till 1st of August

EVERY GIRL CAN Summer Camp, providing girls aged 6-14 the opportunity to feel empowered through the enjoyment of physical activity.

The camp aims to address alarming statistics showing that just 1 in 10 girls in the UAE meet the recommended levels of 150 minutes of physical activity per day. Research shows that the key reasons for girls dropping out of physical activity are shortage of confidence, lack of positive body image, and a perception that sport is too competitive. On the other hand, feedback from girls on what motivates them to be active cites simply, fun and enjoyment – which is precisely in line with the values of Dubai-based physical literacy company, Movement&Me, creators of the #EveryGirlCan summer camp.

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This unique all girls camp aims to offer a variety of sporting activities for girls including Basketball, Volleyball, Cycling Studio, Kickboxing, Ninja Warrior Course, Badminton, Ping Pong (Table Tennis) and Yoga. However, what truly makes this camp a power packed all girls camp is the Leadership and team building efforts that the organizers have conceptualized; the all girls camp creates a safe environment for girls to step out of their comfort zone and build their confidence and interpersonal skills by engaging them as moderators in an informal friendly talk session; where campers take charge and run sessions themselves, challenge themselves not just in the sporting activities but are also encouraged to lead panel discussion sessions with their peers.

Paul Dodd, Founder of Movement&Me explains the initiative, “We believe that for people to engage in and value physical activity for life, we must create enjoyable experiences. Enjoyment is the biggest driver of physical activity, which in turn creates happier, healthier, confident and more resilient children and adults. EveryGirlCan is dedicated to inspiring and guiding girls to develop their enthusiasm for sport.”

Adding to this, Robyn Heatherington, Camp Co-ordinator explains, “As concerns about children’s physical, social and emotional wellbeing continue to rise, the importance of motivating children to be active could not be any greater, and this is particularly true for girls and young women. I’ve always taken fitness seriously since childhood and realized how it’s helped me not just to stay physically strong but even mentally. It’s been my vision to make sure more girls take up to sport and being in Dubai which truly is a great space for entrepreneurs and startups, launching #EVERYGIRLCAN with Movement and Me just proves that EVERY GIRL CAN”.

Every Girl Can is lead by sporting athletes and ambassadors inspiring the next generation of girls across the UAE by sharing their own stories, their fall and rise and what it takes to make things happen. The camp will introduce the girls to athletes, fitness experts, nutritionists and nature and wildlife conservationists; ensuring that this experience is a life changing one, for all who participate.

Event Details: –

Gender: For all girls

Ages: 6–14 years

Dates: 7th July to 1st August (Sunday–Thursday)

Venue: Dubai Sports World at The Dubai World Trade Centre

Time: 10:00am till 2:00pm

Cost per week: AED 550 per week

To register: info@movementandme.com

Criteria to enter: You don’t have to love sport, whether you’re actively playing sports, or never ever played sport… the #EveryGirlCan Summer Camp can be the first step to a confident new YOU!

About Movement&Me:

Movement&Me has one mission: To get more people, more active, more often by enjoying it. We believe that through movement, we can do more than just help people get fit we build confidence, competence and self-esteem, positively impacting an individual’s everyday life. We deliver physical activity programmes and training that supports in creating active communities, work spaces and schools, building a legacy in our path.

Our Physical Literacy approach encompasses the holistic benefits that Movement, Play and Physical Activity bring to us all, which in turn directly improves an individual’s:

  • Motor development
  • Thinking and learning
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Stress and anxiety management
  • Self-esteem and self-worth
  • Attention and focus

The EveryGirlCan summer camp will host:

  • I Can Sports: Activities to develop an ‘I can’ attitude to a range of sports,
  • Empower Workshops: Talks from sporting role models,
  • Challenge Me: Activities focusing on leadership, teambuilding and wellbeing.

 

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For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255