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Directed by Varun Chounal

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Hira is visiting her son in the US, who is unable to spend time with her because of his busy schedule. She feels trapped in her house and struggles with the alien culture and language. Following a botched dinner preparation, Hira is compelled to take her first steps towards assimilation.

Director, Editor, Writer: Varun Chounal
Producer: Brandon Estrella
Cinematographer: Oscar Martinez
Production Design: Tammy Trinh
Assistant Director: Liz Holland
Gaffer: Nick Arciero
1St Camera Assistant: Caroline Papadimos
Music: Salil Bhayani
Cast: Serykah Aggerwhil, Diana Caban

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Armed With a Camera vol. 2019

Visual Communications is proud to guide the next generation of storytellers in visualizing their amazing stories through the Armed With a Camera Fellowship. Watch these films that range from a documentary on a mother’s reconciliation with her cancer prognosis, to a visionary experimental representation of toxic masculinity, to a narrative of estranged brothers coming together for the first time in wake of a family crisis. — Milton Liu

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