In 1981, a lonely refugee from Czechoslovakia paints an all-too-appealing picture of her American life as she writes a letter begging an organization to send a Cambodian refugee family so that she can help resettle them in her new “hometown of dreams”: Fargo, North Dakota.
A.M. Lukas (formerly Anna Martemucci) debuted as a feature film writer/director with "Hollidaysburg,” recently named #11 on Rotten Tomatoes’ list of “20 Best Thanksgiving Movies of All Time.” Critics also embraced the film, the LA Times calling it, "smart, warm, and authentic, one of the better youth comedies of the last few years." Previous work includes "Breakup at a Wedding" and "Periods," both made in association with Anonymous Content and released by Oscilloscope.
- Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film- Edmonton International Film Festival
- Qualifying the film for a 2019 Oscar nomination
- Best Screenplay- Rhode Island International Film Festival
- Special Jury Prize Best Screenwriting- SCAD Savannah Film Festival