Selected for the Cannes Short Film Corner and Raindajnce Film Festival.
This film follows Sameem Ali, a Manchester Councillor and author of the best selling book of her life entitled ‘Belonging’.
Sameem spent six and a half years growing up in a children's home. When she was told that her family wanted to take her back she couldn't wait to start her new life with them. Instead, she returned to a dirty house where she was subjected to endless chores. Her mother began to beat her and her unhappiness drove her to self-harm.
Sameem was excited when she boarded a plane with her mother to visit
When pregnant, two months later, she was made to return to the