Signature Move

Mar 13, 2017 | 6:45pm – 8:04pm CT
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Signature Move

credit: Chris Rejano

SIGNATURE MOVE is a comedic and heartfelt look at modern families and the complexities of love in its many forms. Zaynab (Fawzia Mirza) is a Pakistani, Muslim lawyer living in Chicago who begins a new romance with Alma (Sari Sanchez), a confident Mexican-American woman. Zaynab’s recently widowed mother Parveen (Shabana Azmi) has moved in and spends her days watching Pakistani TV dramas while searching for a potential husband for her only daughter. Alma’s mother is a former professional Luchadora which Zaynab finds fascinating as she's recently taken up lucha-style wrestling with a former pro wrestler. Zaynab tries to keep her secrets from her mother who knows more than she lets on.

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Director

Jennifer Reeder

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Credits

Director: Jennifer Reeder
Executive Producer: Michael Shannon, Nabeela Rasheed, Jan Hieggelke
Producer: Brian Hieggelke, Fawzia Mirza, Eugene Sun Park
Screenwriter: Fawzia Mirza, Lisa Donato
Cinematographer: Christopher Rejano
Editor: Felix Pineiro
Production Designer: Amanda Brinton
Sound Designer: John Wong
Music: Carlos Villalobos, Jr.
Principal Cast: Fawzia Mirza, Shabana Azmi, Sari Sanchez, Audrey Francis, Charin Alvarez, Mark Hood, Molly Brennan
Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Kate Grube, Music Supervision: Groove Garden

Contact

Public Film Contact
Brian Hieggelke
Chicago Film Project
brian@newcity.com
3129614874
Publicity Contact
Sylvia Desrochers
sylvia@bigtime-pr.com
424-208-3496

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband
Year: 2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Screening Section: Visions
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United States
Language: English, Urdu, Spanish
Runtime: 79 mins