New film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure transports the Bard to Pakistan

Billed as “A Sufi Adaptation of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure”, UK/Pakistan film Rahm (“mercy” or “compassion” in Urdu and Arabic) was premiered this week at the London Asian Film Festival.

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From 17 March it will be screened at selected Cineworld cinemas in London (Ilford, Feltham, Wembley, Wood Green) and Glasgow (Silverburn), before going on wider release across the UK.

From Friday 24 March: Selected Odeon Cinemas (Manchester Trafford Centre, Manchester Printwork, Leicester, Leeds-Bradford)

From Friday 31 March: Watermans in Brentford

From Friday 14 April: Ipswich Film Theatre

Tuesday 18 April: MAC Birmingham

For more details about Rahm, check out the film’s official website.

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