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American Dream

Documentary, USA-India

Virender Rana, once a migrant worker from India, chases his dream of becoming a filmmaker while working as a taxi driver in America. Shot over a decade, an intimate portrait of an immigrant following his dreams.

Credits: Director, Cinematographer, Editor & Co-Producer




Cinematographer & Executive Producer: Jonathan Olshefski

Editor: Ambarien Alqadar and Nachiket Guttikar

Commissioned by: The Public Service Broadcasting Trust, India

Work in Progress Screenings:

Indo-US Week, The American Center, India 2017

College of Art and Design Faculty Showcase, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2016

The Little Theatre, Rochester, 2016