Video of the Day: Fawzia Mirza’s Queer Pakistani Story, “Me, My Mom & Sharmila”

The story of one queer, Pakistani, Muslim woman and the relationship she has with her traditional mother.

Out actor, comic and writer Fawzia Mirza created the one-woman stage play “Me, My Mom & Sharmila” to tell the story of her relationship with her mother through their shared love of Bollywood star Sharmila Tagore. Mirza, who is also the co-writer and star of the new lesbian-themed feature “Signature Move,” is now looking to bring the show to the screen with the help of screenwriter Terrie Samundra. Check out the video below and then visit their Seed & Spark page to help fund this incredible project about a queer Pakistani, Muslim woman and her very traditional mom.