FARAH GOES BANG
DIRECTOR: Meera Menon
LENGTH: 92 MIN
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From Asian American director Meera Menon, Farah Goes Bang is an indie road trip comedy about sex, politics, and friendship. This film was the winner of the inaugural Nora Ephron Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival.
“Farah Goes Bang” is a road-trip comedy centered on Farah Mahtab, a woman in her twenties who tries to lose her virginity while on the road campaigning for presidential candidate John Kerry in 2004. Farah and her friends K.J. and Roopa follow the campaign trail across historic Route 66 on their way to Ohio, the central battleground state of 2004, seizing control of this charged moment in their lives and the life of their country.