Arun is an award-winning writer/director whose experience reaches both sides of the Atlantic. A recipient of the Directing Workshop for Women Award; a prestigious program for nascent women directors sponsored by the American Film Institute and The Sony Corporation, Arun won numerous awards for her first short film “The Last Weekend” starring Suzzanne Douglas. Her recent film “UNFINISHED” is about an estranged relationship between a young Indian American woman and her African American father.
Vir is currently raising funds to produce Unfinished as a feature, including another feature titled “SUBURBAN TURBAN” a coming of age urban drama about a young Indian man’s struggle with his identity after his parents plan an elaborate TURBAN TYING ceremony for him — post Sept 11th.
Raju Dhillon returns home after picking up her mother Uma Dhillon’s ashes. She is depressed, isolated and is taking the loss of her mother heavily. She meets up with her estranged father who informs her that her mother had requested that her ashes be taken to India by both of them. A story of race, rejection and forgiveness. video