HALA Q&A with director Minhal Baig following the 7:20 pm show on Saturday, 11/23 at the Monica Film Center.
Meet 17-year-old Hala (Blockers’ Geraldine Viswanathan), a high school senior who struggles to balance being a suburban teenager with her traditional Muslim upbringing. As she comes into her own, Hala finds herself grappling with a secret that threatens to unravel her family. Executive produced by Jada Pinkett Smith, this female coming-of-age drama was an official selection of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.
Drama, Women and Film
Geraldine Viswanathan, Jack Kilmer, Gabriel Luna, Azad Khan, Purbi Joshi
Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival
Monica Film Center on Nov 22nd