(1999, color, 92 minutes)
DATE: Sunday, November 4. TIME: 12:30 p.m.
SYNOPSIS: When married Santa
discovers she can't have children, for tlie First lime in their
lives Reena can do something licr perfect sister can't: get pregnant.
Obsessed with helping her sister and winning lier mother's approval,
Reena decides she'll liave the baby and then give it to her sister
and brother-in-law. Now slie just needs to convince her commitment-phobic
girlfriend to go along with the idea.
DIRECTOR: Before making her
own films, Nisha Ganatra assisted Tom Arnold and Roseanne and
was with Lucasfilms THX Department on films like "Schindlers List"
and "When a Man Loves a Woman". Her short. Junky Punky Giriz won
numerous awards including the PBS series "In The Life" Grand Prize
for most Outstanding Short Film and NYU's Tisch Fellowship. While
at NYU she studied under Spike Lee, Martin Scorcese and Barbara
CAST: Jill Hennessey's film
credits include "Dead Ringers", "I Sliot Andy Warhol", "Autumn
in New York" and "The Paper". Slie also starred in NBC's award-winning
series "Law and Order".
Madhur Jaffrey is an eminent actress on the international film
scene. Her credits include, "Vanya on 42nd Street", "Six Degrees
of Separation", "Heat and Dust' and "Cotton Mary".