A couple is overjoyed to welcome their firstborn into the world. Euphoria slips away when they return to an unwinnable argument over the name they will give their son.

Director’s Vision

NEWBORN was inspired by the personal struggle of Middle Eastern identity in Western culture. NEWBORN is recognized by over twenty film festivals including the Academy Awards® accredited Bermuda International Film Festival and was awarded $40,000 as the National Grand Prize Winner of CBC’s Short Film Face Off.