A first trip to India in search of a village left behind more than one hundred years ago. Kolkata-born filmmaker Kavery Kaul takes Fatima Shaik from New Orleans on this unlikely quest.
Fatima's grandfather Shaik Mohamed Musa was one of the first Indians to arrive in the U.S. He was also the only Bengali Muslim in her African-American Christian family.
Streetcar to Kolkata crosses borders in an unusual story about two cultures, two faiths and one family worlds apart. Fatima's journey today shines light on the past ... and the future.
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Streetcar to Kolkata is in post-production. With an eye to getting the film to audiences as soon as possible, director Kavery Kaul seeks completion funds for the project.