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Country:
US
Category:
Narrative Short, Suspense, Thriller
Release date:
May 24, 2015
Duration:
0 hours 25 minutes
Director:
Henry Hughes
Box Office:
$12
Language:
English

Synopsis

Divorce is a life sentence for Feda, a thirty-year-old Afghan American woman pushed aside by her conservative community for being divorced with no kids. Taking control of her life, she uses her one marketable skill as a bilingual immigrant, and  returns to her birthplace as an interpreter for US forces in Afghanistan. On her first day on the job, she must help deliver the baby of the pregnant wife of an IED maker.

PLAYING SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015

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About the Filmmaker

Henry Hughes

Henry grew up as an army brat who spent his childhood both in the US and Europe. He studied film at and received his BS in Communications from Boston University. He spent the following five years as paratrooper in the 173rd Airborne, conducting two combat tours in Afghanistan. He was featured in ABC News’ Standing Up For Heroes where he was paired with George Lucas as a part of American Corporate Partner’s National Mentoring Program. Currently, Henry is completing the second year of his MFA in Directing at the American Film Institute, where he has received the Gary Winick Scholarship in recognition of his talent and academic achievement.

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