Nominated for Best Narrative Short
Naveen left India to chase his dreams in America. Today, three years and a recession later, his wife and son join him. Sparks fly as this family reunites and their dreams collide with their reality.
Winner of the 2011 Student Oscar.
Plays as part of the R.H.ot Shorts Block
Soham Mehta is a theatre and film artist who splits his time between Texas and New York. Born in India but brought up in Houston, Soham spent the early part of his professional life working in technology by day and directing plays by night. Soham founded Shunya, a Houston-based theater troupe dedicated to providing a voice to the South Asian American experience. After leading the troupe for four years, Soham returned to school to pursue his MFA in film production. His award-winning short films have played in festivals around the world. Survivors, one of Soham's short films, is available on iTunes from Shorts International. Soham cowrote the feature film Where's the Party, Yaar? which starred Kal Penn and is available on DVD from Lions Gate. He continues to develop his own work while working as an editor for film and television.