As You Are
As You Are is inspired by somewhat true events. Dating in New York City has got to be one of the toughest tasks there is. Mix this with the on going Covid-19 saga on a macro level and what you get is this uncomfortable one on one session with our not-so-good-a-friend called, uncertainty. With this short film, we explore how in spite of this growing uncertainty around and within us people are still, at their core, full of hope and bravery. Bravery because it encompasses another theme that underlines this film, i.e our brain is wired for connection but past traumas can rewire it for protection.
Extraordinary Alien (Teaser)
Extraordinary Alien is inspired by my real life experiences with the US Immigration Services. On a micro level the reason I am creating this project is to dehumanize the whole immigrant experience and shed light on the crazy yet heroic journey one takes to fulfill their dreams on foreign soil. On a macro level I want this project to help answer the questions that plague so many of us about ourselves and about the "others" around us. For example: How does one deal with one’s identity being composed of multiple, sometimes conflicting, threads? How can a culture, so focused on exclusive and easily- encapsulated identities, better acknowledge and accept that not one of us is just one thing? This series aims to pierce caricatures and stereotypes; to seek out and tell the whole truth about the characters and stories it takes on