Hon­our for Huma Qureshi at Van­cou­ver Film Fest

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Huma Qureshi has been cho­sen as an am­bas­sador of cross cul­tural cinema by Van­cou­ver In­ter­na­tional South Asian Film Fes­ti­val. “Over the years, Huma has taken the road less trav­elled with her un­con­ven­tional film choices. Ow­ing to her fil­mog­ra­phy, the ac­tor has been in­vited as a Guest of Hon­our at the film fes­ti­val, which will be cel­e­brat­ing Canada’s 150th birth­day,” says a source. Huma will also meet the mem­bers of the All Ladies League’s Women Eco­nomic Fo­rum.

“Huma will be part of a panel dis­cus­sion fol­lowed by a screen­ing of her in­ter­na­tional film Viceroy’s House. She’ll also in­ter­act with lo­cal stu­dents dur­ing a sem­i­nar at Si­mon Fraser Univer­sity in Van­cou­ver,” adds the source.

Huma who is “deeply hon­oured with the in­vi­ta­tion”, says, “Glob­ally and in In­dia, there is a lot of con­ver­sa­tion about woman em­pow­er­ment and chang­ing at­ti­tude towards woman. I can’t wait to be there and in­ter­act with the mem­bers of the All Ladies League Eco­nomic Fo­rum.”

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