Synopsis: While attending her sister’s wedding in India, Anita is pushed to question whether her life in America is any better than those in her hometown.
About the Filmmaker: Born and raised in India, Sushma Khadepaun is a writer/director based in New York City. She ran her own production company for several years, making commissioned documentaries and commercials before switching to narrative fiction.
Sushma was a participant of the International Co-Production Atélier at La Femis in Paris and a finalist of Ryan Murphy’s Half Directing Fellowship 2018. Her previous short film, FOREN, premiered at the Palm Springs International ShortFest in 2017. She has an MFA in Screenwriting and Directing from Columbia University and works as a Screenwriting Advisor for Sundance Co//ab.