Director: Minhal Baig Run Time: 94 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2019
Starring: Geraldine Viswanathan, Jack Kilmer, Gabriel Luna
Seventeen-year-old Pakistani-American teenager Hala (Geraldine Viswanathan) struggles to balance desire with her familial, cultural and religious obligations. As she comes into her own, she grapples with a secret that threatens to unravel her family.
Written and directed by Minhal Baig and executive produced by Jada Pinkett Smith, Hala was an official selection of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.