POST TERM (Short Film) dir. Saleem Nasir Gondal Teaser 1 from Gondala Films on Vimeo.

During a 1992 Long Island autumn, a Pakistani immigrant doctor in a post-term pregnancy is pushed to confront the expectations of her new life.

Saleem Nasir Gondal (he/him) is a filmmaker based in New York. His work explores the power of conversation and sound to convey the interior lives of underrepresented communities onscreen. His pilot script DRUM AND VERSE was selected for the Muslim List, created by The Black List in collaboration with MPAC Hollywood Bureau and Pillars Fund. His short film SUPER SONIC has screened in five different countries, including the Austin Film Festival, TIDE Film Festival and the 43rd Asian American International Film Festival. He is a 2022 Pillars Artist Fellowship Finalist. He has a BFA from NYU Tisch and MFA from Brooklyn College Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. His 2022 MFA thesis film POST TERM is an exploration into romance and tradition, highlighting the language of intimacy in South Asian culture.

 

 

Awarded

2022 NBR Student Grant

 

Type of Project

Narrative

Length

16:36

Program

Brooklyn College

Producers

Kellie Brook Malone, Rose Frullani-Bacon, Afi Patterson

Writer

Saleem Nasir Gondal

Editor

Adriana Céspedes

Cinematographers

Arsalan Danish, Donna Del Castillo

Contact

saleemnasirgondal.com

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