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Directed by Iman Zawahry

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

In Jackson Heights, Queens, career-driven sisters Maryam and Sam, along with their newly-immigrated cousin Ameera, must navigate the consistent and sometimes conflicting demands of romance, culture, work, and family. Serving both as a lighthearted reimagination of a classic romantic comedy, AMERICANISH tackles and celebrates the complex intersectionalities of womanhood.

Director: Iman Zawahry
Writer: Aizzah Fatima, Iman Zawahry
Producer: Roy Wol, Paul Seetachitt, Iman Zawahry, Aizzah Fatima
Executive Producer: Ann Chaudhary
Director of Photography: Chloe Weaver
Editor: Jesi Rojas
Production Designer: Caley Bisson, Kait Murphy
Composer: Russ Howard III, DJ Rekha, Dave Sharma
Sound Designer: Barbaros Kaynak
Music: The Reminders, Swet Shop Boys
Cast: Aizzah Fatima, Salena Qureshi, Shenaz Treasury, Lillete Dubey, Godfrey, Kapil Talwalkar, Mo Amer, Ajay Naidu, George Wendt, David Rasche

Dates & Times


Aratani Theatre @ JACCC

Fri, Sep 24
8:00 pm