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Title of Film: Rising Lotus

Date of Screening: July 16, 2022

Film Block Time: 1:30pm


Rising Lotus

Category: A short, A Long Island Film, A woman directed film, A first time director film

Director: Gurinder J Singh

Producer(s): Gurinder J Singh

Writer(s): Gurinder J Singh

Runtime of Film: 20:27

A Punjabi immigrant woman stuck in an abusive arranged marriage finally musters the strength to escape when she realizes that her estranged son’s life is in danger. Mother and son quickly learn, however, that life is not necessarily easier on the streets. But through perseverance and ingenuity–and a little bit of luck–they eventually arrange for the promise of a better future.

Other Info:
Drama, Women, Immigrant Issues
My film is a LONG ISLAND premiere
Filmed in Manhattan, Filmed in Queens, Filmed in Brooklyn


All Screenings in the LIIFE line-up will be held at the Bellmore Movies (directly North of the Bellmore train station)
Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
516 783-3199