Signature Move

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Tue, Apr 18, 2017 5:00 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Fri, Apr 21, 2017 9:40 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
$6.00 Earlybird
Members:$11.00
Student (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:New American Visions
Women and Film
LGBTQ Currents
Tags:Comedy
Drama
Romance
Women Directors
LGBTQ
Immigration
Voice Category:Show me the Love
Release Year:2017
Runtime:82 min
Country/Region:USA
Language:English
Urdu
Spanish
Website:Official Website
Print Source:The Film Collaborative
Cast/Crew
Director:Jennifer Reeder
Producer:Brian Hieggelke
Fawzia Mirza
Eugene Sun Park
Cinematographer:Christopher Rejano
Screenwriter:Fawzia Mirza
Lisa Donato
Editor:Felix Piñeiro
Composer:Carlos Villalobos
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Principal Cast:Fawzia Mirza
Shabana Azmi
Sari Sanchez
Audrey Francis
Charin Alvarez
Molly Brennan
Mark Hood
Filmography:White Trash Girl ('95)
Accidents at Home and How They Happen ('08)

Description

In this movie about “life, love, and lady wrestling”, writer and star Fawzia Mirza (known for playing the fictional Ayesha Ali Trump, the Muslim daughter of the President, in a popular web series) plays Zaynab, a 37-year-old Pakistani Muslim lesbian, who is keeping a lot of her life from her beloved, widowed, and very conservative mother. Not the least of Zaneb’s secrets is that she’s learning how to become a professional wrestler. Imagine her surprise when she falls head over heels with Alma (Sari Sanchez) a Mexican woman whose grandmother was... nothing less than one of the greatest lucha libre wrestlers in Mexican history.

Billed as a coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Signature Move is a crowd pleaser in the best sense of the term.


Director’s Biography

Jennifer Reeder: Jennifer Reeder is an artist, filmmaker, and screenwriter. Her short film A Million Miles Away was screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Reeder currently teaches in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Illinois, Chicago and holds the position of Associate Professor Moving Image.


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