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2020

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FILM FESTIVAL yc

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BLOCK G

THEME: Tension

SATURDAY  |  2 - 4 PM

Narrative | 2019 | 14 min. 55 sec.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | PG-13
Country | Islamic Republic of Iran
Language | Persian
Producer | Pouria Heidary Oureh
Director | Sonia K. Hadad
Writers | Sonia K. Hadad, Farnoosh Samadi
Editor | Ehsan Vaseghi
Cast | Sadaf Asgari, Hadis Miramini, Masih Kazemi, Elaheh Afshari
[Toronto International Film Festival • Whistler Film Festival • Sundance Film Festival]
 
A teenage girl involves in the process of delivering a pack of cocaine to its client, and she got stuck in a weird cycle of occurrences. 
Eligible for Specialty Award:
  • Woman to Watch

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Sonia K. Hadad is an Iranian writer and director. She studied Film and Media Arts (M.F.A) at Emerson College in Boston. She was born in 1989, in Tehran, and was primarily educated in her native country. She holds diplomas in Physics/ Mathematics and graphic design. In 2005 Sonia started her professional theatre acting career and has played in theatres, public performances, telefilms, and TV shows. In 2009 she completed her B.A in dramatic literature from Azad University of Art and Architecture. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree she participated in different professional Filmmaking, Acting, Installation, and editing workshops. 


Writing short stories for magazines and acting led her to her main interests: Film and Installation Art. Sonia moved to the U.S. in 2013 to continue her education, and she began making short films. In her most recent works, Sonia makes an effort to explore people’s inner lives, women’s social and personal issues, shame, and struggles with their deepest fears through different art forms and media. 

RELATED LINKS

IMDB | https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10304042/

Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/sonia_k_hadad

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/user18798508

 
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