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Iranian-American filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi recounts the making of her 2018 Academy Award-winning documentary short PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. in this video courtesy of New Filmmakers LA - Stage 5. Hosted by Danny De Lillo.

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition and representation. more...
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Rayka Zehtabchi is an Oscar winning Iranian-American director based in Los Angeles. Rayka’s Oscar winning short documentary, PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. can be seen on Netflix worldwide, and centers on a group of village women in Northern India who start a sanitary pad-making business in an effort to improve feminine hygiene and de-stigmatize menstruation. more...

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