The Lobby
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Showings
St. Anthony Main Theatre 5Mon, Apr 13, 2015 6:45 PM Event Date Passed
 
Film Info
Premiere Status:World Premiere
English Title:The Lobby
Program:New American Visions
Women and Film
Tags:Romance
Drama
Women Directors
MN Made
Filmmaker/Guest Attending
Voice Category:Drama-rama!
Release Year:2015
Runtime:56
Type:Narrative Feature
Country:USA
Language:English
Cast/Crew
Director:Fathia Absie
Producer:Fathia Absie
Cinematographer:Ismail Ousssaddine
Editor:Kevin Dragseth
Principal Cast:Douglas Sidney
Fathia Absie
Screenwriter:Fathia Absie
Description

Screening with short film Neighborhoods

Filmmaker attending.

A man finds himself intrigued by a woman wearing a hijab who sits alone in the lobby of his building between certain hours of every night. He decides to find out what she is trying to get away from. It’s the beginning of a love story about friendship and cultural differences.

SCREENING WITH:

Neighborhoods
Country: USA | Language: English, Somali | Runtime: 11 min
Director(s): Marcus Castillo | Producer(s): Ben Altarescu, Marcus Castillo
Screenwriter(s): Marcus Castillo | Cinematographer(s): Kris Rey-Talley
Editor(s): Josh Chertoff

Akbar and Aisha pick up their onetime friend Sharif from jail; but he only wants to meet up with the same people that got him arrested. This short film explores the changing relationships of these characters living in the Somali community of Minneapolis.