Breaking Fast (2016)

Written/Directed by Mike Mosallam
Produced by Seth Hauer, Sarah Bazzi, Alex Lampsos, Jason harington

BREAKING FAST the short is a romantic comedy that follows Mo (Ryan Shrime), an Arab-American man living in West Hollywood and learning how to navigate life post-heartbreak. Enter Kal (Tom Berklund), a sweet All-American guy who surprises Mo by offering to break fast with him during the month of Ramadan.  As they learn more about each other, they fall in love over what they have in common, and what they don't.


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The short was brought to life in 2015 by Mike Mosallam and his team, enjoying a celebrated festival run with the likes of Cannes (AmPav Emerging Filmmaker Showcase Finalist), Boston, Newport, Melbourne and more. The feature film was completed in late summer 2019 and hopes to inspire festival audiences worldwide.