No Man's Land - Citizens Archive of Pakistan

Cannes Outdoor Shortlist

Whatever their disagreements, the one thing that unites the people of India and Pakistan is their passion for cricket. To raise awareness of Exchange for Change - a program linking Indian and Pakistani schoolchidren, we planned a cricket game to be played between the two countries - literally on the dividing line itself. At a border where heavily armed, stone-faced guards stare at each other day in and day out, imagine their pleasant surprise when they saw something unprecedented: a few children had suddenly taken over the No Man’s Land area and started playing cricket.