GHAZAAL

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A 13-year-old Afghan girl in a refugee camp in Anatolia earns a bit of money by selling stolen goods to other kids. But she has no access to sanitary napkins. One day, when she has her first period, she desperately tries to hide her menstruation.



  • Film School: Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film & Media Arts

  • Duration: 15 Min.

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tags: Work, Immigration, Youth/Coming-of-Age, Sexuality, Feature Film

Cast: Ghazaal Khirandesh, Farid Khirandesh, Bilad Khirandesh

Credits

Screenplay: Ragini Bhasin

Director of Photography: Connor Vickers

Film Editor: Emma Wang

Composer: Brian D‘Oliveria

Production Designer: Lixuan Yang

Sound: Bo Pang

Producer: Kevin Wang

Director: Ragini Bhasin

biography

Born in New Delhi, Ragini Bhasin earned her master’s degree in film directing from Chapman University in California. She developed her thesis film, GHAZAAL, in the Aotearoa Short Film Lab in New Zealand. She is working now on her first feature film, a psychological thriller about a mother’s quest to normalize things with her son once he returns home after going missing for ten days.

Screenings

Tuesday, 11/19/2019, 7:30 PM (76 Min.)
Filmmuseum
Friday, 11/22/2019, 2:30 PM (76 Min.)
Filmmuseum