Directed by Danish Renzu
HALF WIDOW is a heartbreaking tale of love and loss set against the tense backdrop of the Kashmir conflict between China, India, and Pakistan. Danish Renzu’s feature highlights the devastation and upheaval experienced by women and children living in the world’s most militarized zone.
Neelofar Hamid draws you in with a strong, nuanced portrayal of Neela, the female lead character whose husband vanishes unexpectedly. The evocative landscape of the Kashmir region lends atmosphere and context to the quotidian lives of Kashmiri city dweller and villagers.
HALF WIDOW expertly distills the essential moments of one Kashmiri woman’s life, and will appeal to those seeking a tale about the universality of love, loss, growth, and healing.
Director: Danish Renzu
Co-Presented by: 3rd i Film Festival
Producer: Gaya Bhola , Danish Renzu
Writer: Danish Renzu, Gaya Bhola
Cinematographer: Antonio Cisneros
Editor : Nitin Baid
Cast: Neelofar Hamid, Shahnawaz Bhat, Mir Sarwar