Xhighini is an endangered folk instrument of Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan. Young Asiya is one of the few players of Xhigini. She hopes to preserve and protect the intangible heritage of her land in a community supportive of women for generations to come.
This film was created as part of the Pakistan Stories programme, in partnership with Patakha Pictures and British Council.
○ Aesthetica Film Festival Guest Programme – November 2022 (online & in person)
○ UK Asian Film Festival – May 2023 (London, UK)
○ All Asian Independent Film Festival – Autumn 2023 (Manila, Philippines)