Redemption in the aftermath of trauma

Project type: Fiction Feature
Project status: Post Production
Director: Nani Sahra Walker
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When a nine-year old suddenly catches a mysterious illness in Kathmandu, doctors are bewildered. Her strong-willed mother turns to a local shaman who reveals shared trauma that catapults mother and daughter into a fight for justice

Meet the Filmmakers

Nani Sahra Walker — Director
Nani Sahra Walker is a Nepali-American writer, director and producer. Her feature film Shakti is currently in post production and will be released in 2024. She EPed the acclaimed short documentaries Kylie (Sundance, 2023), Merman (Tribeca, 2023) and The Last Repair Shop (Telluride, 2023). She directed several short films and her debut documentary Other Nature (2012) was screened at BFI Flare, Outfest, Frameline and dozens of festivals worldwide. It is distributed by the Center of Asian American Media and Amazon Prime.

Nani is an alum of the ARRI International Support Program, Cine Qua Non Lab, SFFILM FilmHouse Residency Program and BAFTA. She is an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley’s renowned documentary program.

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