AMAR (MOON) is a short film that follows a 28-year-old Muslim woman with Down syndrome who secretly plans the wedding of her dreams, without a groom. Living with her widowed mother, grandmother and sister, Amar’s family struggles with unwanted community prejudice, discrimination and marginalisation. Amar (Moon) is the story of a young woman determined to be celebrated, seen, respected and embraced by her community.
Proudly produced by A2K Media and Sense & Centsability in association with SBS and Film Victoria.
Amar premiered on Sunday 15 September as part of the SBS Short Film Festival, which featured 14 short films from diverse and underrepresented filmmakers.