In loving memory of Akshay Goil. Your smile warmed the world :)

Four teenage boys mindlessly dare each other to do things in a game to test their manhood. Unfortunately, one of the boys finds out all too soon that the consequences of their actions can hit all too close to home. This film is based on a true story.

The film was made to bring a very serious issue out of the dark and into the light. The issue is prevalent globally and comes down to each individual making a right or wrong choice. Hiding from the issue will only makes the matter worse. Confronting the matter allows more people to be aware of its severity and be less likely turn a blind eye to the matter.

**********AWARDS AND SELECTIONS********

-Won Best Picture @ Georgia Tech
-Nominated for AT&T Rethink Possible Award
-Official Selection Atlanta Film Festival
-Official Selection Short Film Corner Festival De Cannes '11

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created by Mantis Films

Written & Directed by Tamer Shaaban

Director of Photography: Basheer Tome
Producer: Tamer Shaaban
Assistant Director: Shiza Pasha
Location Scout: Kevin Bandy
Script Translation: Ebrahim Zakaria & Osama Shezad
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A Special Thanks to Rash Radio for the score of the movie
Songs
Dear Butterfly - Rash Radio
youtube.com/watch?v=HxsyioIb6I4

Ghosts - Rash Radio
youtube.com/watch?v=DPXNeuuNSMo

Red Moon - Jamie Seiber

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Cast
Rafay: Kartik Malhotra
Chiman:Akshay Goil
Vijay: Sidharth Gurnarni
Dinanath: Aakash Masheshwari
Dinanath's Mom: Aunti Naheed
Dinanath's Sister: Tameema

Special thanks to the Thompson Family for allowing us to shoot on their land.

Film shot with the following equipment
Canon 5D Mk ii
Canon Rebel T2i
Canon XHA1

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