10-year old Ayah follows her father to New Mexico after leaving the refugee camp in Pakistan where she was born and raised.
Forced to go on a camping trip organized by a local youth worker, Ayah leaves the campsite after a misunderstanding.As she gets lost in the mountains, she connects to a memory she didn’t know she had. Somehow, as she explores this foreign place, she comes closer to finding her own story.
Alana Mejia Gonzalez
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Gosia Grzyb C.S.I., SKF
Sana A. Malik is an independent filmmaker. She has produced work for Frontline PBS, the BBC, MTV, ITV and Axios on HBO. She co-directed, produced, shot and edited the short documentary, Guanajuato Norte, a selection of the New Yorker’s Documentary channel, and winner of a BAFTA LA award. In 2019, she received the Move Mountains Filmmakers Grant and wrote and directed her forthcoming narrative short film, Away, Together.