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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Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5

6 Ratings

6 Ratings

9% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.5/10
  • Fresh 1
  • Rotten 10

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Information

Studio
Durga Entertainment
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2011 The Festival of Light LLC.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

Movies in Drama