FAISAL GOES WEST
Bentley Brown - Sudan / USA, 2013
(in English and Arabic with English subtitles)
Faisal and his family come to America in search of a better life. Unfortunately, they have to battle an economic crisis along with cultural and linguistic barriers. Faisal realizes that he is not prepared for his dream of attending an American university, and he begins looking for work. His friend promises to find Faisal a job. After a journey by bus and train, the two arrive at a chicken farm. Only through trials and hardship, can Faisal learn the tough lessons necessary to gain ground in his new homeland.
Best Original Narrative Short, Worldfest Houston International Film Festival, 2013
Official Selection, London Short Film Festival, 2013