In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen short film

Quick stats about the movie

Rakhee reluctantly attempts to help her aunts clean the kitchen after a dinner party.

Creative team

Writer: Rakhee Morzaria
Director: Jana Stackhouse
Producers: Rakhee Morzaria, Shelly Hong

Filmmaker’s statement

I was fortunate enough to direct 10 of 13 episodes of Rakhee Morzaria’s Note To Self. When I read the scripts for season one, I knew I had to be a part of the series.

Rakhee has a real gift for addressing potentially uncomfortable themes of identity and belonging with such humour and lightheartedness. We had incredible actors involved and the crew was a joy to collaborate with.

It was a wonderful experience to work with such talent and we’re grateful to CBC Comedy for providing a platform for series like ours.

About Jana Stackhouse

Jana Stackhouse

Jana Stackhouse is an award-winning director whose films have screened at various festivals internationally including the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), The Atlantic International Film Festival and Hollywood North Film Festival.

While earning a BFA in film at Ryerson University, Jana received numerous awards including the Norman Jewison Award and the Harvey Hart Director’s Award. Jana wrote and directed Away Home which was selected for TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival and won the Best Female Director Award at Hollywood North Film Festival.

Jana’s latest project is directing the web series Note To Self for CBC which received over one million views and a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Web Program or Series – Fiction.

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