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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival


Directed by Kholi Hicks

USA / 2016 / 11 mins / English / Color / 16:9, D-Cinema

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CGV Cinemas 1
May 3, 2017 9:15 pm


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Anita, a strong-willed and independent chef, meets Mayank, an asperger-y super-dork with a lovable charm. And by meet, we mean Mayank lets himself into her apartment, and waits by her bed until she wakes up! It’s okay though, because it’s Mayank. He’s harmless. Anita and Mayank’s parents are very on board with the arrangement; but Anita is not ready to give up her wonderful life, and settle for someone she doesn’t love. Maybe she’d end up with Mick, her not-a-complete douche bag boyfriend, if she had more time. Through a series of events, we find out that they both need each other for their own selfish reasons. They both decide to take the plunge since it’s mutually beneficial—although straight up crazy—and we see the beginning of a ridiculous “Will and Grace” type friendship ensue in this odd couple comedy.

Director's Bio

Mentored by veteran DGA Members, Kholi started shooting low-to-medium budgeted short films and EPKs. As resident director for Yes Please! Comedy, he is very active in the online community and moderates two of the largest filmmaking forums online. Currently a professional colorist and director for National branded content and narrative, he has also written articles for filmmaking publications, been featured on No Film School, and was named Movie Scope Magazine’s ONE-TO-WATCH.


Producers: Mayank Bhatter, Anita Kalathara
Director: Kholi Hicks
Writers: Mayank Bhatter, Anita Kalathara, Jake Matthews
Sound Mixer: Angelina Faulkner
Editor: Dane Collier
Cast: Mayank Bhatter, Anita Kalathara, Rizwan Manji, Andrew DeVitre, David Cade, Hannah McIalwain, Vee Kumari


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Dates & Times

CHEE and T

CGV Cinemas 1
May 3, 2017 9:15 pm