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On a hot day in the valley, Safa's car battery dies, leaving her stranded in a strip mall parking lot. As she waits for help to arrive, she's forced to confront her new reality. When her mom finally comes to her rescue that night, the two struggle to jump-start a car for the first time.

Heartland Film Alumni: Period. End of Sentence (2018), Just Hold On (2020)

In English, Arabic, with English subtitles.

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Junk Drawer


  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    English, Arabic
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Narrative Short
  • Director
    Rayka Zehtabchi, Sam Davis
  • Screenwriter
    Rayka Zehtabchi, Sam Davis
  • Producer
    Reef Oldberg
  • Executive Producer
    Derek Tonks, Darren Gealta
  • Cast
    Safa Tarifi, Rima Haddad, Mardy Ma