Director: Jennifer Reeder
2017 | USA | 80 min.

Friday, September 22
7:30 p.m.

ViSTA Theater
1296 N. Wishon Avenue


Zaynab (Fawzia Mirza) is a thirty-something Pakistani, Muslim, lesbian lawyer living in Chicago who begins a new romance with Alma (Sari Sanchez), a confident and vivacious 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, Rosa (Charin Alvarez), is a former professional Luchadora which Zaynab finds fascinating as she has recently taken up lucha-style wrestling training with a fomer pro wrestler, Jayde. Zaynab tries to kep both her love life and wrestling a secret from her muslim mother, who knows more than she lets on