One Story Up
Episode 4 – "Fair Grounds" by Ameer Kazmi
Season 1, Episode 4 • Drama, TV-14, 21-Jan-2021
Shot on Hi8 tape, this poetic film explores a father’s influence on masculinity, self-acceptance, and lost innocence using urban imagery and experimental visual and audio layering. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Ameer Kazmi.
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