Over My Dead Body
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
In 2022, Over My Dead Body has been nomianted for a Best Scripted Series Emmy. It has also been accepted to Cannes Film Festival's American Pavilion program, one of only 6 shorts to be featured.
The film's music was featured at Dances With Films Festival, Los Angeles 2021.
Directed by Meital Cohen-Navarro, Over My Dead Body explores an internal conflict surrounding a family of Jewish immigrants from Iran, living in present-day Los Angeles. The film offers a window into the taboo subjects of religious intolerance and intermarriage outside of one's culture.
When a young Jewish Persian-American woman tells her parents that her fiancé is Muslim, they make her choose between him and them.
Other accolades include San Luis Obispo International Film Festival's Best Narrative Short award, 2021, and nominations for Best Short Film in both the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and the UK Jewish Film Festival.