Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest

South Asian American Shorts package includes 4 films

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Vandana Kumar left her home country in search of the American Dream. Setting up a successful beauty business in the heart of Palo Alto, California, she seems to have achieved it. But deep inside, memories of her deceased father haunt her. She reconnects with her mother to relive his presence, only to find herself in lonely despair.

Director Biography - Zulfiya Hamzaki

Zulfiya Hamzaki is a documentary filmmaker from India. Her films have explored women in sport, immigration in America, native American issues, Silicon Valley’s dating culture and refugee resettlement in California’s Bay area. She has worked on media and video projects in the areas of gender, sexuality, rural journalism, disability, social design, education and environment for non-profits as well as the Indian government. Her films have screened on cable TV in Multnomah county, at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Seattle Asian American Film Festival, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and the 14th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival (New Delhi). Her audio-visual project on women bodybuilders in India has been recognized by the International Association of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT). She holds an MFA in Documentary Film and Video Production from Stanford University, USA.

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
    English, Hindi, Panjabi
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Zulfiya Hamzaki
  • Cast
    Vandana Kumar
  • Cinematographer
    Zulfiya Hamzaki
  • Editor
    Zulfiya Hamzaki