Directed by Primi Akhtar
The filmmaker speaks with her father about his disability.
Primi is a 22-year-old, first generation Bangladeshi-American from Queens, New York. She began using community organizing, writing, and film in high school as the means to facilitate social change. She is currently completing her undergraduate studies at Barnard College, where she researches structural, material and cultural changes taking place in cities. Given her own recent diagnosis of an auto-immune disease, Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE), she is evermore inspired to continue using various mediums such as film, journalism, and writing to leverage necessary changes for healthier and more empowered communities.
Director: Primi Akhtar
Editor: Calvin Luu
Shorts Programs / 73 minsFREE PROGRAM. GenerASIANS showcases the Asian and Asian American experience over multiple generations from the point of view of young, emerging filmmakers. These films represent the next generation of must-see Asian American and Pacific Islander talent. - Trent Nakamura