Transgenders’ issues have always been regarded as taboos in Pakistani society.

Kami Sid, however, broke these taboos and came out as a strong example. Kami Sid broke stereotypes as Pakistan’s first transgender model and has constantly spoken up for the rights of her community, is making the country proud once again. Kami Sid has been actively involved in various campaigns and creative projects. The transgender activist’s short film ‘Rani’ will be premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival in the United States.

The short film has been selected for screening at the festival which will run from April 26 to May 3 in Orange County, California.

Kami’s ‘Rani’ will screen on April 30 as part of ‘A Short Moment of Decision’ programme.

Kami Sid used social media to share her excitement. “Super excited to finally announce that ‘Rani’ will premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 30. If you’re in LA or Orange County, do come out and watch some awesome films!”

The short film ‘Rani’ revolves around a transgender woman who finds and brings up an abandoned infant while tackling social issues prevalent in our society.

The Newport Beach Film Festival was held annually in California and screens multi-genre, independent and studio films from across the world.

This achievement of Kami Sid is one of its kinds. The success of the transgender activist will help break the stereotypes that surround the transgender community. This recognition can be hoped to break the taboo and we can expect a better future of transgenders in Pakistan.

Source: Daily Times

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