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Film Credits —
- Emelie Mahdavian
- Hassan Fazili
- Su Kim
Critical Acclaim —
“Shot on three mobile phones, Fazili’s Midnight Traveler is a documentary that feels like a modern-day message in a bottle, an urgent appeal for help from a family that’s still searching for a home.”— Scott Tobias, Variety