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Hala (2016)

The 16-year-old Muslim teenager, Hala, attempts to explore her sexuality and identity while growing up in a conservative, religious household. While skateboarding at a park, she meets Jesse... See full summary »

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Minhal Baig

Writer:

Minhal Baig
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Credited cast:
Tess Granfield Tess Granfield ... Hala
Nina Nayebi ... Eram
Alfred Adelpour Alfred Adelpour ... Nadir
Jasper Newman ... Jesse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Debra Davis ... High School Teacher
Cellion Emanuel Cellion Emanuel ... Basketball Player (as Cellian 'C' Emanuel)
Hubert Escarpeta ... Skater
Kimberly Ryans ... Concert Fan
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The 16-year-old Muslim teenager, Hala, attempts to explore her sexuality and identity while growing up in a conservative, religious household. While skateboarding at a park, she meets Jesse, and the two share an immediate connection. She embarks on a relationship with him, and sees her parents' relationship disintegrate as they argue about religious guidelines and the way they raise Hala.

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Short | Drama

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Remade as Hala (2019) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Persian

Release Date:

19 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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