State of Denial by Rahul Varma
Odette is a young Rwandan-born Canadian filmmaker who has traveled to Turkey to investigate stories of genocide and hidden identity for an upcoming film. When she interviews Sahana, an elderly Muslim woman who has spent her life assisting survivors of the American genocide, she learns a devastating secret about Sahana, one that she resolves to share with the world at any cost, even if it means revealing her own shocking secret.
Year Printed: 2015
First Produced: 2012 at Teesri Duniya Theatre, Montreal, QC.
Suitable for Students age 14+