Minhal Baig (HALA)


Minhal is a Pakistani American filmmaker. In 2016, she wrote & directed the powerful short film, 'Hala,' about a Muslim teenager who struggles to reconcile her desires with family expectations, which premiered on Nylon, was a Vimeo Staff Pick and featured on Short of the Week. Minhal adapted the short into a feature length screenplay which landed high up on the 2016 Black List and is fully financed to go this fall with Will and Jada Smith producing. Minhal also wrote and directed AFTER SOPHIE which she intends to develop into a feature to direct after HALA.

Watch 'Hala' here!