Barefoot, a soccer documentary from Pakistan, by award winning filmmaker, Khalid Hasan Khan, wins “The Best Interfaith Film” from Filmmakers United International Film Festival (FUIFF) held at Midlands Arts Centre, England, United Kingdom. “Entries are judged against a high standard of merit and are scored accordingly. FUIFF aims to create a strong network between filmmakers, producers and distributors on a global scale”, reads a statement of Filmmakers United International Film Festival.”
Barefoot deals with the culture of interfaith soccer in Pakistan from Karachi to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “All inclusive spirit of football that features soccer players from Christian, Hindu, Zoroastrian football players across religious lines, ethnic fringes, social classes and gender divide, is the theme of this documentary”, Khalid Hasan Khan, told, “Barefoot has been lately awarded The Best Direction Award from Madras Independent Film Festival, Chennai, India; earlier it got awards from Emerald Coast Film Festival, Santa Rosa Beach, United States; Global India International Film Festival, Mumbai, India and Tagore International Film Festival, Birbhum, India” he added.
Khalid Hasan Khan is a producing graduate from New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, USA, has won 26 international awards; his fiction and non-fiction projects have officially been screened in, 80 international film festivals, in countries, including Australia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Greece, France, India, Italy, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. Khalid Hasan Khan believes that “lights, camera, action” should never be squandered without capturing emotions!