The famous fantasy novel character Harry Potter festival has begun at the Government College University (GCU).

The one-week festival kicked off yesterday (November 29) with the grand release and screening of Pakistan’s first Harry Potter fan movie titled ‘The Last Follower and the Resurrection of Voldemort’.

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The university will hold the festival till December 5. The Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi of the university has enthusiastically taken part in all the promotional videos. He said, “Our youth has immense potential and we just need to provide them opportunities, little guidance and support.”

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The movie is based on the years after Lord Voldemort’s death. Waleed Akram, who is a director, editor and cinematographer revealed that they started working on this project in 2018 but it got delayed due to Covid-19. He said they are premiering an updated version of the film after re-shooting.

Other than the screening of movies, the festival includes Harry Potter experiential space, Harry Potter-themed food stalls, face paint and posters, photo booths and much more.

The teaser of this non-commercial movie is making rounds on social media gaining attention from the youngsters.

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