Against the backdrop of Oakland, California, Iranian American medical student Kat tries to save her Iranian family by taking on a surprising side hustle. The show is a culturally diverse, quasi-surrealist dramedy that captures the ever-increasing need for human connection and the subsequent commodification of it.

Screens with Chemo Brain
When Oliver is diagnosed with testicular cancer, his life is turned upside down. This lighthearted drama series depicts the derailment of a young man that is doing everything he can to not lose his friends, his girlfriend, himself, and ultimately his life.

YEAR 2019

CATEGORY Indie Episodic


RUN TIME 14 min

LANGUAGE English and Farsi

SUBTITLES No with English subtitles

COMPANY Refinery29

WEBSITE http://www.refinery29.com

EMAIL Samantha.Schlaifer@refinery29.com

PHONE (856) 889-7424


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Artist Bio

Jessica Sanders

Jessica Sanders is an Academy Award–nominated filmmaker and commercial director who has won awards at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals. She directed and produced the documentary After Innocence, a game changer in criminal-justice reform, which won a Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize and was shortlisted for the Academy Awards. She directed and produced End of the Line, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival for Refinery29’s Shatterbox series.

Kathreen Khavari, Chuck Neal

Kathreen Khavari is a writer and actor best known for her roles on HBO’s Insecure and Big Little Lies. Chuck Neal is a writer and co-creator of Embrace and the comedic web series, Famous Farrah.