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Family of Too Many

Narrative Short

Bahar, an 8 year old Iranian girl, believes she has caused the death of her grandmother. As she deals with her feelings of guilt, her parents decide to steal grandmother’s body. As Baha’is living in Shi’a Iran, the family risks everything when they spirit the body away in the middle of the night so that they may perform their prohibited religious rituals.

3rd Prize Winner  Farhang Film Festival 2019

Award of Merit University Film & Video Association 2018

Best Foreign Short Film Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 2018

Best short screenplay Diamond Screen Film Festival 2016

Official Selection New Filmmakers New York 2019

Official Selection Global Impact Film Festival

Official Selection Cape Cod Festival of Arab and Middle Eastern Cinema

Official Selection Blackstar Film Festival 2018

Official Selection Citizen Jane Film Festival 2018

Official Selection Women's Independent Film Festival 2018

Official Selection Ivy Film Festival 2016 Graduate Screenplay Category 

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