Programme 23

Raheel (2018)
Director: Ayat Asadi Rahbar
Narrative | 30 min
Persian with English subtitles

Raheel, an Afghan national, has illegally traveled to Iran to look for her husband, but some problems arise, leaving her no hope to move ahead.

Chooka (2018)
Directors: Parastoo Anoushahpour Ryan Ferko and Faraz Anoushahpour
Experimental | 21 min
Persian with English subtitles

Mediated through screens and photography, Chooka weaves original material with elements of archival documentary footage and fragments of films by Bahram Beyzaie to explore the entangled relationships between a stranger and a host, a factory and a village, a film crew and a family, foreign trees and a landscape.

Hills Without Names (2018)
Director: Hilal Baydarov
Narrative | 93 min
Azerbaijani with English subtitles

After many years the Traveler returns to his land to again hear the Voice, which can only be heard in that place.