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About A Nick Name

Runtime: 12 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Drama

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.