An unintended road trip, a comical first dinner and an awkward meeting of families on Christmas day all encompass Grace and Saleem’s story of an unlikely couple told via three distinctive chapters of their relationship together.
(95mins) | Trinidad and Tobago
A writer/director from Trinidad and Tobago, Jian Hennings first explored his interest in the divergent cultural identities that make up his country within his feature-length student film Back to Freeport (2017). He continues this exploration into personal connections via individuals from significantly different cultural backgrounds, now encompassed within the romantic story of Grace & Saleem (2019). Jian hopes to continue his exploration of social/cultural connection within his beautifully distinctive island home of Trinidad and Tobago via continued experimentation and a deep love of film.