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Grandma's Hats

BLOCK G | Homecoming 

Friday, March 24 | 7 - 9 PM 

Winthrop University | Dina's Place at the DiGiorgio Campus Center

Grandma's Hats
Screenings & Awards

Cast & Crew

NARRATIVE | 2022 | 15 min. 28 sec. 


ELIGIBLE | Cinema Carolina 

COUNTRY | United States 

LANGUAGE | English 

PRODUCER | Strawhouse Pictures 

DIRECTOR | Anil Dhokai 

WRITER | Anil Dhokai 

CAST | Sarah Villalobos, Stephanie Lindsay, Dianne Paukstelis, Annette Saunders, Joyce Kernodle, Arthur Lightbody


A granddaughter sorts through a hat collection left behind by her recently deceased grandmother. Upon trying them on, she discovers that the hats give her the ability to peer into her grandmother's memories.

About the Director

Anil first started making short films in high school. He knew from then on, that's what he wanted to do with his life. From there he majored in Media Arts at the University of South Carolina. After graduating he started freelancing in the TV/Film industry. He worked various jobs as an editor and camera operator. While freelancing, he formed a production company with his friends called Strawhouse Pictures. Within the production company they make a handful of shorts every year and take them on the road to film festivals. They continually crank out new projects and love to connect with audiences.

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