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"A Pakistani-American Tale Upends Expectations Onscreen and in Life"

THE NEW YORK TIMES


"Faran Tahir On His New Film “I’ll Meet You There”
And On Playing One Of The First Villains In The Marvel Cinematic Universe"

FORBES


"A Dancer Finds New Rhythm In Her Culture"

NPR


"A Muslim cop, his ballerina daughter, and one of the best films of 2021”

SCREEN MAGAZINE


"Iram Parveen Bilal Incorporates Race, Religion, Identity, Dance to Create a Heartwarming Family Story”

INDIAWEST


"Iram Parveen Bilal on Getting to a Place of Inner Peace with “I’ll Meet You There”

THE MOVEABLE FEST


"From Cancelled SXSW Premiere To Virtual Distribution”

HAMMER TO NAIL


"The post 9/11 American Muslim experience”

AUSTIN SOUTH ASIAN


“It is inspiring to see what this independent filmmaker was able to create on a limited budget”

ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALIST


“It’s a story about seeking balance and understanding and it’s what makes “I’ll Meet You There” both unique and important”

IN THEIR OWN LEAGUE


“I’ll Meet You There (is) a powerful meditation on self and sacrifice”

HAMMER TO NAIL


“An entertaining drama that leans into Hollywood conventions of police procedurals and rebellious dance movies (think “Footloose”) renewed and enriched by its proudly Pakistani details”

MOVEABLE FEST


“I'll Meet You There explore the roles culture, tradition, and religion play in the family”

WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD


“Death of a Moment: A Muslim Filmmaker at SXSW”

FILMMAKER MAGAZINE


“Important, touching and timely”

RENAISSANCE PEOPLE’S MEDIA


“A poignant and self-reflective drama that examines racism and religious tradition present in America”

CLAPPER LTD


“A culturally rich script”

DISAPPOINTMENT MEDIA


“A moving portrayal of a family trying to reconnect with each other”

QUELLE MOVIES


“...focused on the contradictions and misperceptions of East/West cultural identity, bolstered by a trio of [strong] central performances”

CULTURE VULTURE


“Level Forward Acquires North American Rights for SXSW Title ‘I’ll Meet You There”

VARIETY


“How a Film Survived After SXSW Vanished”

FRAMEWORK PRODUCTIONS


“A generation war”

THE KNOCKTURNAL


“A beautiful meeting of two cultures”

WHATTOWATCH


“It is about staying true to yourself and still belonging to your family”

GETREELMOVIES


“FAITH, FAMILY, FILM: Iram Parveen Bilal’s latest feature is the opposite of escapism"

THE LEADER


“A film that transcends generations"

CANDID CINEMA


“Filmmaker Files: Featuring Iram Parveen Bilal"

HONTO88


“Iram Parveen Bilal Discusses Her Family Drama I’ll Meet You There – SXSW Filmmaker In Focus"

SXSW ONLINE


“Iram Parveen Bilal on Life as a Pakistani Filmmaker & Her Decision on the Amazon Offer After SXSW Cancellation"

BROWN GIRL MAGAZINE


“In conversation with filmmaker Iram Parveen"

THE NATION