GFS: Fremont (+ short film Falling)

GFS: Fremont (+ short film Falling)
CLUB 18+92 min

Director: Babak Jalali Starring:Jeremy Allen White, Gregg Turkington, Anaita Wali Zada, Hilda Schmelling, Siddique Ahmed, Taban Ibraz, Avis See-tho, Timur Nusratty, Eddie Tang Released:Mon 25 Sep 2023


Afghan immigrant Donya is a former translator for the US army, now living in Fremont California, where she works in a fortune cookie factory. Donya suffers from chronic insomnia, as she battles to overcome loneliness and rebuild her life. In an effort to reconnect with the world, she sends an unconventional message out in one of the fortune cookies …

Fresh from its recent Best Director win at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Fremont is a warm, poignant and deadpan tale of self-discovery. A cast that includes comedian Gregg Turkington and The Bear’s Jeremy Allen White bring life to unforgettable, unique characters, but it is Anaita Wali Zada’s shining turn as Donya that is a revelation.

A little gem!

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