A young man looks for meaning in a place where violence has stripped away hope in this drama. Rafiq (Shahnawaz Bhat) has lived his whole life in Kashmir, near the border of India and Pakistan, which has been beset by violence since insurgents took up arms in the late 1980s. While Rafiq has tried to slip into Pakistan to join the fight, he's been unsuccessful and has felt emotionally defeated since the disappearance of his older brother Tauqir. The disappearance has also taken its toll on Rafiq's parents; his father Yusuf (Reza Naji) can barely deal with his fear, and mother Fatima (Shamim Basharat) is trapped in denial about the circumstances that surround them. When Rafiq finds Tauqir's old camera, it gives him a new way of looking at the world as he peers through the lens and sees his community, which seems to be trapped in a constant state of decay and dormancy. Harud (aka Autumn) was the first feature film directed by noted Indian actor Aamir Bashir.