Zarrar Kahn

Zarrar Kahn is an award-winning Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker whose debut feature, In Flames, premiered at the 76th Cannes Film Festival as part of the Director’s Fortnight and is in theaters now. His works have been screened and awarded in over 100+ film festivals, including TIFF, Locarno, and BFI London. In Flames, his feature directorial debut, has garnered critical acclaim and prizes worldwide, including the Golden Yusr for Best Picture at Red Sea International Film Festival and the Grand Prize – International Newcomer Award at Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival. Born in Karachi, and currently based out of Toronto, Kahn is committed to telling stories that amplify historically marginalized communities.(Photo by Norman Wong.)


From Dog Walker to Cannes Director

By Zarrar Kahn | April 12, 2024

From Dog Walker to Cannes Director

Writer-director Zarrar Kahn, whose debut feature, In Flames is out in theaters today, on the journey of making his new film.