Iris Prize 2018

Masks

DIRECTOR: Mahaliyah Ayla O
USA, 23 mins

Masks tells the story of a young Persian woman named Saba, who risks being outed to her family when she’s caught up in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub. Though a work of fiction, the film draws on events that are all too familiar, while ultimately offering a message of hope in the face of hate.

Iris Prize Shorts Programme 7 | Cineworld Screen 15 | 12pm, Friday 12 Oct

 

Mahaliyah Ayla O is a filmmaker originally from San Francisco’s East Bay Area. She has an an MFA in Film & Television Production from USC and is currently based in Los Angeles, California.

 

www.MAHALIYAH.com
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