SUBURBAN TURBAN, a 2015 Academy Nicholl Semi-Finalist, has been selected as a semifinalist in the Cinequest Screenwriting Competition. SUBURBAN TURBAN is a gritty, coming-of-age drama about Ravinder Singh, an Indian-American kid who dates a Latina girl in his neighborhood and wants to follow his dreams of winning the ultimate Spin DJ Spin competition, while his father plans an elaborate turban tying ceremony for him, prompting him to question his American identity.
Cinequest presents screenwriters with countless networking opportunities, increased industry visibility, and the chance to win extraordinary acclaim and prizes. Cinequest was voted Best Film Festival by USA Today Readers. Set in the home of the world’s most influential media technology companies (Netflix, YouTube, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), Cinequest showcases premier films, renowned and emerging artists, and breakthrough technology—empowering global connectivity between creators, innovators and audiences. Cinequest Film & VR Festival occurs March 3 – 15, 2020 in San Jose & Redwood City, California.