Signature Move

TFI Network | 2016

A thirtysomething Pakistani woman from Chicago takes care of her TV-obsessed mother, while seeking strength in love and wrestling.

Fawzia Mirza Fawzia Mirza
CO-SCREENWRITER, PRODUCER, ACTOR

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»

Jennifer Reeder Jennifer Reeder
DIRECTOR

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 Brian Hieggelke
PRODUCER

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 Eugene Sun Park
PRODUCER

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»

Additional Credits

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