Stranger at the Gate
Run Time: 75 min.
October 25, 2022 at 7:30pm
Starring: Bibi Bahrami, Dr. Saber Bahrami, Zaki Bahrami, Captain Kent Kurtz, Dana McKinney, Emily McKinney, Richard “Mac” McKinney, Jomo Williams
Director: Joshua Seftel
A special screening of this documentary short. A U.S. Marine returns home to Indiana with an all-consuming rage and plots to bomb a local mosque. But when he comes face to face with the community he seeks to kill – Afghan refugees, African American converts and others of Muslim faith – this story takes an unexpected turn.
Winner, 2022 Indy Shorts International Film Festival Grand Prize
Winner, 2022 Tribeca Film Festival Special Jury Mention
Q&A with the director and cast members follows the film, moderated by former NY Times film critic Janet Maslin.
“An Oscar contender … a remarkable story of redemption.”– Matthew Carey, Deadline