Synopsis:

A 13-year-old Afghan refugee hustles around in a refugee camp, trying to survive the harsh circumstances.

About the Director(s):

Ragini Bhasin is a filmmaker from India who studied her Masters In Film Directing from Chapman University. She is the recipient of Meredith MacRae Award in 2018 sponsored by Women in Film. Her thesis film, Ghazaal which she developed in the prestigious Aotearoa Short Film Lab in New Zealand revolves around a young refugee experiencing her period in a refugee camp. It was screened in DGA in October and has played over 15 festivals worldwide. Currently, she is a director at the media company called Jubilee Media and is simultaneously working on her feature film which is a social thriller about a clash of 2 families- one that raises a girl and the other that raises a boy.

Awards:

– Meredith Macrae Memorial Award- WIF
– Calcutta international film festival award - Most outstanding film
– South Dakota film festival award- Best international short film
– ARTE short film award- Filmschoolfest Munich
– Prague international indie film festival- Best short film and best female director

Other Screenings:

– Tirana International Film Festival (Albania)
– South Dakota Film Festival
– Beaufort international Film Festival
– Pasadena international Film Festival
– ICA- International Cultural Artifact Film Festival
– Los Angeles Women’s International Doc Fest
– Nevada Women’s Film Festival
– Fargo Film Festival
– Women’s Film Festival, VT
– Oneota Film Festival
– The Women’s Film Festival, PA
– Indian Film Festival of LA (IFFLA)
– Florida Film Festival
– Leofreedman Foundation First Cut
– Filmschoolfest Munich
– Twister Alley Film Festival
– Gasparilla Int’l Film Festival
– Irvine international Film Festival
– West chester international short Film Festival
– Tel Aviv international student Film Festival
– IFFSA- Toronto 2020
– Prague International Indie Film Festival