Bad Omen

Narrative Drama | 19 MIN | Afghanistan, Canada | 2020 

Set in Kabul, Afghanistan. Pari, an in-house tailor, must find the means to purchase her prescription glasses to save her job.


Student Academy Awards (Academy Gold), USA | 2021
Winner: Bronze Medal - International Narrative
GwangHwaMun International Short Film Festival, South Korea | 2021
Winner: Grand Jury Award
Hamptons International Film Festival, USA | 2021
Winner: Peter-Mcgregor Scott Memorial Award
Winner: University Short Film Award
Manhattan Short Film Festival, Worldwide | 2021
Winner: Best Actor
Festival international Signes de Nuit, Thailand | 2021
Winner: Signs Award
Film Festival Della Lessinia, Italy | 2021
Winner: Best International Short
Yorkton Film Festival, Canada | 2021
Winner: Golden Sheaf Award - Student Productions
Canadian Screen Awards, Canada | 2021
Best Live Action Drama Nominee
Canadian Film Festival, CA | 2021
Winner: EDA Best Producer Award
North Bay Film Festival, Canada | 2021
Winner: Best Student Showcase
HotDocs, Canada | 2021
Winner: Lindalee Tracey Award
South Western International Film Festival, Canada |2020
Winner: Audience Choice Award
Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada | 2020
World Premiere
Winner: Best Canadian Short
Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles|US| 2022
Winner: Grand Jury Prize


Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France | 2021
International Premiere
Telluride Film Festival, USA | 2021
Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA | 2021
USA Premiere
Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland | 2021
Hollyshorts Film Festival, USA | 2021
Norwegian International Short Film Festival, NOR | 2021
San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival, Spain | 2021
Mosaic Film Festival of Arts and Culture, CA | 2021
South Asian Film Festival of Montreal, CA | 2021
Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival, CA | 2021
Courts d'un soir - Montreal international short film festival, CA | 2021
BronzeLens Film Festival, USA | 2021
Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival, CA | 2020