Detail of the illustration

'A Shot in the Dark' - A film's journey to glory and back

Herald Pakistan - April 2016


Opening spread illustration done for the article 'A Shot in the Dark' for Herald, published in the April 2016 issue.


The article talks about the Academy award winning documentary 'A Girl in the River' by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Films. The film follows the story of Saba Qaiser, a victim of Honour Killing and her struggle to fight for her rights in Pakistan. The article discusses the significance of this documentary and similar moving pictures made on sensitive subjects like these, their reception in the western media and their impact in Pakistan.

Editorial Illustration

16.5 x 11 inches
Year 2016