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As an aspiring filmmaker, I want to showcase stories that cross cultural boundaries, and above all retell the human experience. As a first-generation immigrant, I wanted to create a film that exhibits the privileges of being an American citizen, as I am actively working on securing mine. Abrar's story in this 60 second documentary depicts the luxuries of living in the United States compared to Libya.

Atlanta, GA, USA
My goal as a filmmaker is to create films and documentaries that highlight different cultures and stories from around the world. As a first-generation immigrant, I have seen both my Indian and American culture. These experiences shaped my beliefs and values. At first, it's easy to notice the differences between one another, yet beneath that, I found a much more striking revelation. At our core, we are much more similar than we could ever be different. I want to showcase stories that unite humanity, in times that are so divisive. more...

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