When Reshma (Degrassi's Melinda Shankar) and her mother (Ritu Singh Pande) migrate from Guyana to the US, the family is split apart when her father stays behind and her mother remarries an American businessman (Aidan Quinn). Reshma comes of age as a rebellious New York City teenager, and her tumultuous relationship with her family culminates when she receives shocking news about her father from Guyana, that sends her on an unforgettable journey back to her homeland. An immigrant story told with fresh perspective, Festival of Lights touches on the importance of family, the American dream, and the struggle to find one's identity in an increasingly complicated world.
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- Durga Entertainment
- © 2011 The Festival of Light LLC.
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.