Half Widow (Feature Film), Looking for Mr. Right (Short Film)

Feature Film: Half Widow

Saturday, Sept 8th, 2018
11:30 AM at
Music Recital Hall


About the Film

Amid the backdrop of the Kashmiri conflict, a young woman must come to grips with the disappearance of her doting husband and embarks on harrowing journey of self-discovery.

Official Selection Seattle International Film Festival

Post Screening discussion with Director Danish Renzu

Cast: Neelofar Hamid, Shahnawaz Bhat, Mir Sarwar, Yasmeena Wani, Haseena Sofi, Ayaan Sikandar

Director: Danish Renzu

DANISH RENZU is a Kashmir born film director, whose work direction and writing has received critical acclaim, whilst his work in drama specifically has earned him official selection in various film festivals and recognition in press and media. A graduate of University of California Los Angeles, Danish was born in Kashmir, India. He came to America all by himself at a very young age to pursue his dreams. He also holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering degree. Danish Renzu grew up in the conflict driven valley of Kashmir where he lived through frequent bombings, shutdowns and abuse of human rights, he realized early in life that true solution lies in investing our energies toward personal development, education and community growth.

Runtime: 90 minutes

Language: Kashmiri, Urdu

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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Short Film: Looking for Mr. Right

About the Film

The story revolves around a thirty-something South Asian girl, Tara, and her friend, Rohan, both of whom are lonely and have been disappointed in their past relationships. They reluctantly agree to try a South Asian dating event suggested by Tara’s mother, where they meet several funny characters. Eventually, Tara manages to get a date with a boy who appears to be perfect. Just when she begins dreaming of a happily ever after, things take an unexpected turn, proving just how hard it is to date in modern day America, where no one is willing to compromise on their vision of a perfect future.

Cast: Omi Vaidya, Isha Misra

Director: Suneeta Misra

I have been a Maryland public school teacher for the last 20 plus years. I have made documentaries, short films, and like to tell meaningful stories.

Runtime: 20 minutes

Language: English

Country: USA

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