Alien of Extraordinary Ability
Director: Raghav Puri
United States, 2022, 17 min
Cast:Edwin Joseph, Rishan Dhamija, Ryu Goen, Nomè Sidone, Christopher Gurr, Sarah Keys, Andrea Cirie, Kieran Barry
Crew:Writers: Rishan Dhamija, Sola Fadiran, Edwin Joseph. Producers: Rishan Dhamija, Sola Fadiran, Edwin Joseph, Raghav Puri, Joseph Lim, Erin Sullivan, Kenta Koga, Rabia Sultana.
A talented Indian actor faces imminent deportation unless he can book a broadway show to prove he is worthy of an O-1 "Extraordinary Ability" visa.
About the director
Raghav is an California based independent filmmaker and theatre practitioner. He is originally from New Delhi, India and is a graduate of the M.F.A Film Program from Dodge College, Chapman University.
He is interested in creating dramatic comedies about love, friendships, families, body image, self-belief, time, and ageing. He loves living near the beach but deeply regrets never going to the beach.