The Return

A writer-director struggles with her profound sense of loss after the sudden death of her father, who dies while visiting his homeland of India. Hena wrestles with coming to terms with their strained relationship, by the only way she knows how: making a film.

Edited by: Georgia Fu, Esther Shubinski; additional editing by Hena Ashraf

Original score by Dhruv Goel

Recipient of an ISF National Film Grant for Documentary, and a Caucus Foundation grant


Official selection of Dharamshala International Film Festival


00020010Looking like Papa in Gaya, Bihar. Photo by Nate Cuboi