Heidi Saman (LTA ’09) received the LA Muse Jury Award for her film Namour at the 2016 LA Film Festival in Culver City.
Namour is a feature film that tells the story of Steven Bassem, an Arab American young man attempting to navigate friends, lovers, family and his job as a valet driver against the backdrop of a sparse, stylized depiction of Los Angeles. The film was premiered at the Festival.
The LA Film Festival showcases compelling new independent films, TV, emerging online content and filmmaker-driven studio titles. Selection to the LA Film Festival qualifies films for a variety of prestigious Jury and Audience selected awards.
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