FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Shundell Prasad
Narrative Feature | 120 mins
SYNOPSIS: Born in Guyana and raised in New York, Reshma struggles to navigate a broken relationship with her mother, while memories of her absent father continue to haunt her. After receiving some shocking news, she returns to her native land to discover the truth about her family’s past.
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About the Director
Shundell Prasad is a US filmmaker of Guyanese heritage. She has worked for many major media outlets includingThe Wall Street Journal, CNN and the Emmy Award winning show The Amazing Race. She began her career at HBO’s documentary division. Prasad’s documentary films include Once More Removed – A Journey Back to India and Unholy Matrimony: Escape From Forced Marriage.