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    American Eid

    Directed by Aqsa Altaf
    USA | 20 minutes | Shorties!

Ameena, a Pakistani immigrant, wakes up on Eid to find out that she has to go to school. Homesick and heartbroken, she goes on a mission to make Eid a public-school holiday. In the process, she reconnects with her older sister and embraces her new home, while her new home embraces her.

In competition for Local Jury Award.

Program

Shorties!

Films for kids and the young at heart, this mix of family-friendly fare features a variety of animated and live-action tales.

Saturday, June 26 10:30 AM PT

film details

Director: Aqsa Altaf
Producers: Leslie Owen
Screenwriter: Aqsa Altaf
Cinematographers: Sidney Unga
Editor: Nick Houy
Music: Siddhartha Khosla
Cast: Shanessa Khawaja, Jenna Qureshi, Cash Herrera, Fazeelat Aslam, Ismail Bashey
Country: USA
Language: in English/Urdu with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 20 minutes
Primary Company: The Walt Disney Studios
Contact Email: Arianna.garcia@disney.com
Website: https://launchpad.disney.com/

ShortShots

2021 ShortFest Archive