IRAN - 53 MIN, 2022
A motherless young woman in Iran is torn between the need to take care of her mentally disabled father and her desire to go to university. A thicket of relationships and expectations are at work here involving family, clergy, friends, religion, social expectations. And Instagram.
Yaser Talebi, born in a Northern city in Iran in 1982, is a film director, producer, screenwriter, and editor who has also made his name as a creative director. Yaser is a member of the Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association (IRDFA), and his films have been screened at festivals worldwide and won numerous awards. In his documentary, he chose the observation method. The basis of observational documentaries is that the audience, watching the film, realizes that in the absence of a camera, everyday reality would have taken place - the genre seeks to avoid judgment. He has made many documentaries for television, including a series of travel documentaries that examine and introduce history, civilization, rituals and traditions, ancient sites, delicious food, etc.
Doker 2023 — Main Competition