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Amman Abbasi
Narrative Features :: Vanguard
Running Time:80:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
1:30 PM EST
Friday, November 10
Thalian Black

Mourning the death of his older brother, 13-year-old Dayveon becomes drawn to the camaraderie and violence of a local gang, while he spends his days roaming around his rural Arkansas town. The debut feature from this Pakistani American filmmaker who was named by “Filmmaker Magazine” as one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2016.


Amman Abbasi is a 28-year-old Pakistani American writer-director, editor, producer, and composer from Little Rock, Arkansas. Filmmaker Magazine listed him among the 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2016. Dayveon is his debut feature film.