Newborn

East Coast Premiere

DIRECTED BY Ray Savaya

Country: Canada
Language: English

Running Time: 6min
Film Year: 2018
Category: IMDbPro Short Film Award

A couple is overjoyed to welcome their firstborn son into the world. Euphoria slips away, however, when they return to an unwinnable argument over what name they will give their son. The realities of bitter adult experience with racism, radicalism and xenophobia threaten to cloud their baby’s future from his first day on Earth.


NEWBORN screens with MARJOUN AND THE FLYING HEADSCARF

 

credits

Director: Ray Savaya
Producer: Ray Savaya, Barbara Szeman, Vaishni Majoomdar
Screenwriter: Ray Savaya
Executive Producer: Ray Savaya
Production Company: Ray Savaya Film

Cinematographer: Ali Khurshid
Editor: Nicholas Wong

Cast: Samy Osman, Dalal Badr


Ray Savaya

Ray Savaya is a Canadian film editor and filmmaker. “Newborn” (2018) marks his directorial debut.

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