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Village East Cinema: Q&A Friday 10/13 following the 7:20pm show


In a hilarious and heartfelt look at modern love and families, thirty-something Pakistani lesbian lawyer Zaynab (Fawzia Mirza) begins a romance with vivacious Mexican-American woman Alma (Sari Sanchez). While Zaynab’s mother spends her days searching for a potential husband for her daughter, while Alma’s mother, a former professional Luchadora, fascinates Zaynab, who has recently taken up lucha-style wrestling training. Zaynab struggles to keep both her love life and her wrestling a secret from her mother, who knows more than she lets on.

Directed By

Jennifer Reeder

Written By

Lisa Donato, Fawzia Mirza


Fawzia Mirza, Shabana Azmi and Sari Sanchez


English, Urdu and Spanish with English subtitles

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