Opened Friday, October 20, 2023

 Shifa Kapadwala* in discussion with filmmakers Iman Zawahry, Aizzah Fatima, Ann Chaudhary, and Roy Wol on Saturday, October 21 at 3:55 p.m.  Hiba Irshad** in discussion with filmmakers Iman Zawahry, Aizzah Fatima, Ann Chaudhary, and Roy Wol on Sunday, October 22 at 3:55 p.m. 

Additional Q&As with filmmaker Aizzah Fatima Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 at 4:50 p.m.

In Jackson Heights, Queens, career-driven sisters Maryam and Sam and their newly-immigrated cousin Ameera must navigate the consistent and sometimes conflicting demands of romance, culture, work, and family.

*Shifa Kapadwala is an Indian Muslim American creative, storyteller, and dream builder passionate about creating spaces for underrepresented voices. She is a lead organizer for the Muslim Writers Collective in New York with a decade-plus career in the publishing industry where she manages PR for globally bestselling children’s media brands.
**Hiba Irshad is an executive in the South Asian music and entertainment industry. Notably, she served as the Head of Original Music at JioSaavn, a global leader in South Asian streaming music. Hiba made significant strides in her career by establishing Artist Originals, the first female-led South Asian label. Under her leadership, this label played a pivotal role in fostering collaborations with legendary artists like U2, Tiesto, Nas, and Marshmello. Beyond her remarkable achievements in the entertainment sector, Hiba is a dedicated advocate for social justice, humanitarian causes, and advancing female careers within the entertainment industry. Recently, Hiba  joined Gold House as their Director of Marketing Strategy & Operations. In this capacity, she is at the forefront of building strategic partnerships and driving growth.

  • Country USA
  • Running Time 91 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Diverse Films, LLC
  • Director Iman Zawahry
  • Cast Aizzah Fatima, Salena Qureshi, Shenaz Treasury, Lillete Dubey, Godfrey, Mo Amer, Ajay Naidu, David Rasche, George Wendt, Kapil Talwalkar

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