About A Nick Name
Runtime: 12 minutes
A Nickname tells the true story of how I got my nickname “Sean” as a young boy who had recently immigrated to America from India. The story, while unique, has themes that resonate with any immigrant who must balance the values of a new country with the traditions of a home across the sea.
Cast: Sean Sankalp Raju, Krishiv Raj, Ava Barabasz
Director: Sean Sankalp Raju
Sean Sankalp Raju is a Chicago-based writer and director – A Nickname is his eleventh short film, and his most personal. His storytelling is couched in genre, character-driven, and strives to make sense of our deepest vulnerabilities. His work has been featured in festivals around the country and he is represented by OTV Studios.