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Atlanta Film Festival 2018: Abu
April 15, 2018 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Directed by Arshad Khan
Canada/Pakistan, 2017, English/Urdu/Hindi, 80 minutes
Sunday, April 15 | 2:45 pm — Plaza Theatre
Using home videos and classic Bollywood films, a filmmaker crafts an intimate portrait of his Pakistani-Muslim family grappling with the realities of having a gay son in a modern world. Torn between sexuality and religion, tradition and migration, a gay son and his father test the boundaries of love, home, and the meaning of family.
Cast + Credits
Directors: Arshad Khan
Cast: Arshad Khan, Arjumand Khan, & Asma Mahmood
Writers: Arshad Khan & Matthew Jones
Cinematography: Shannon Harris, Bob Gundu, Justin Black, & Franck Le Coroleur
Editing: Etienne Gagnon
Producers: Arshad Khan & Sergeo Kirby
Screens with short film:
Directed by Omar Al Dakheel, USA, 15:00
The bond between a disabled Muslim father and his son is tested when love is pitted against religion.
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