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November MYSDFILMFEST Screening – Americanish

NOVEMBER 18TH CHANNEL SCREENING: 

Americanish

Synopsis:
In Jackson Heights, Queens, career-driven sisters Maryan and Sam and their newly-immigrated cousin Ameera must navigate the consistent and sometimes conflicting demands of romance, culture, work, and family.

Directed: Iman K. Zawahry

Writer: Aizzah Fatima, Iman K. Zawahry


HOW TO ATTEND:

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See the full list of films playing on the 2021 Festival Channel HERE

SCHEDULE:

Thursday, November 18th, 2021
*Film available On-Demand from 3:00pm (Wed) to midnight (Thurs).  Grab your glass of wine, some apps and settle in for a great conversation and insights from the Filmmakers!

5:30 – 6:00pm – Mix & mingle with other guests at tables

6:00 – 6:45pm – Feature Film Q&A Begins.  Hosted by Tonya Mantooth and Q&A with Filmmakers

6:45 – 7:30pm – Mix & mingle at tables after Q&A ends.


Q&A:

Man Zawahry– Director/Writer
One of the first hijabi American-Muslim filmmakers in the nation, Iman works to amplify the underrepresented female voice. She wrote and directed her debut feature film Americanishwith a majority female crew.

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Roy Gökay Wol – Producer
A third culture kid (TCK) and p.g.a. filmmaker with a visual disability, Wol dedicates his work to elevate underrepresented communities, advocating for inclusion of A.I., and to create social impact through bridging intersectional experiences.

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Paul Seetachitt – Producer
A Thai-American aerospace-engineer-turned-filmmaker earned an MFA at Florida State Film School where he was a two-time Coca Cola refreshing filmmaker finalist and a Princess Grace Foundation grant recipient.

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