WORLD PREMIERE After the death of her mother 18-year-old Sahar is left in charge of her poor, mentally disabled father in an isolated village in Iran. Sahar dreams of attending university and becoming a doctor, but extended family insist she play the role of caretaker unless her father remarries. This warm and intimate observational portrait captures a young woman caught between traditional gender roles and her desire for self-determination, volleyball and Instagram. – Ruth Somalo

The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with Elaheh Nobakht

All in-person screening venues provide hearing impaired listening devices upon request with venue management.

All guests & staff will be required to comply with our Health & Safety protocols while attending DOC NYC events. For the latest information, please review our policies here.

Director: Yaser Talebi
Executive Producer: Yaser Talebi
Producer: Yaser Talebi, Elaheh Nobakht, Reza Taba from Ava Studios Paris
Cinematographer: Yaser Talebi
Editor: Reza Shirvani, Yaser Talebi
Language: Farsi (Persian)
Country: Iran
Year: 2022