A thirtysomething Pakistani woman from Chicago takes care of her TV-obsessed mother, while seeking strength in love and wrestling.
Fawia Mirza, “Zaynab”/co-writer. Mirza was named a “Top 10 Creative” by Indiewire Magazine, one of Chicago’s “Rising Stars” of indie filmmaking by WBEZ,... more»
Reeder constructs personal films about relationships, trauma and coping. Her award-winning narratives are innovative and borrow from a range of forms including after school specials, amateur music... more»
Brian Hieggelke is a writer, publisher and film producer based in Chicago. Described as a “civic treasure” by Robert Feder, Chicago Tribune columnist, and “one of the most... more»
Eugene Sun Park is a filmmaker and producer working in narrative and experimental forms. His films have screened at over 400 festivals, micro-cinemas, museums, galleries, and alternative screening... more»
Lisa Donato (Co-Screenwriter)
Christopher Rejano (Director of Photography)
Directed by a woman, written by women and about women of color, this is a story for everyone that celebrates experiences not always given equal time: Pakistani, Muslim, Mexican, LGBTQ.
Genre: Scripted, Indie Romantic Comedy, Coming-of-Age