Running Time: 8 minutes, 13 seconds
A young Bengali bride materializes out of the barren, desert landscape like a mirage. She collapses in the dry heat and wakes up in a cowboy’s bedroom. The unlikely pair discover things aren’t always what they seem.
Sujata Day – Director, Writer, Producer, Indian
Cameron Fife – Cowboy, Editor
Noel Maitland – Cinematographer, Editor
Malcolm Fife – Sound Designer
Megan Lee Joy – Production Manager
Brenna Haukedahl – Makeup Artist
Joshua Simpson – Gaffer
Mason Hankins – Sound Mixer
Michael Hanna – Production Assistant
Eric A. Wahl – Colorist
With her infectious personality and unique sense of humor, Pittsburgh native Sujata Day has established herself in Hollywood as a multi-talented actress, creator/writer, producer and director. She honed her comedy skills at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, graduating from the improv program. Sujata is known for her starring role as CeCe in Issa Rae’s The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. Recent onscreen credits include a recurring role on HBO’s Insecure, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Life in Pieces and The Grinder. She is a 2016 Sundance | YouTube New Voices Lab fellow. Sujata makes her narrative directing debut with the short film Cowboy and Indian.
· List of all Festivals the film as played in the U.S.:
CAAM Fest (SF), LA Asian Pacific, Hollyshorts, New York Indian, IFS, Colorado Dragon, Asian American International (NY), HAAPI (Houston)