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(Emtehan)

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Synopsis

English

A teenage girl involves in the process of delivering a pack of cocaine to its client, and she gets stuck in a weird cycle of occurrences.

Italiano

Un'adolescente è coinvolta nel processo di consegna di un pacchetto di cocaina ad un cliente, ma rimane incastrata in una strana serie di eventi.

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Sonia K. Hadad

Short Film | Fiction | Drama

15' 01''

Iran

2019

Persian

English | Italian

Sadaf Asgari | Hadis Miramini | Masih Kazemi |

Elaheh Afshari

Three Gardens

Pouria Heidary Oureh

Zen Movie | Some Shorts

Sonia K. Hadad | Farnoosh Samadi

Alireza Barazandeh

Ehsan Vaseghi

Parisa Farahani

Parisa Farahani

Mohammadreza Hosseini

Ramin Abousedgh

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Selections & Awards

TORONTO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Toronto (CANADA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, Salt Lake City (USA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

Winner of the SPECIAL JURY AWARD for ACTING (Sadaf Asgari)

AFI FEST, Los Angeles (USA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

Winner of the GRAND JURY AWARD for BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM 

ZINEBI - BILBAO INT. SHORT AND DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVL, Bilbao (SPAIN)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

Winner of BEST SHORT FICTION FILM

UPPSALA INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVL, Uppsala (SWEDEN)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

LEEDS INT. FILM FESTIVL, Leeds (UK)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

PALM SPRINGS INT. SHORTFEST, Palm Springs (USA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

NEW DIRECTORS / NEW FILMS, NYC (USA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

CLEVELAND INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Cleveland (USA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

TAMPERE INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Tampere (FINLAND)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

ODENSE INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Odense (DENMARK)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Brussels (BELGIUM)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

EL GOUNA FILM FESTIVAL, El Gouna (EGYPT)

Winner of BEST SHORT FILM

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL, Torino (ITALY)

AFRODITE SHORTS, Roma (ITALY)

Winner of BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

MINIMALEN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Trondheim (NORWAY)

TEHRAN INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Tehran (IRAN)

Winner of BEST SCRIPT

MECAL PRO - BARCELONA INT. SHORT AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (SPAIN)

LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Landshut (GERMANY)

UNDEREXPOSED FILM FESTIVAL, Rock Hill (USA)

SHORTS INT. FILM FESTIVAL - MAREMETRAGGIO, Trieste (ITALY)

Winner of the SPECIAL MENTION

FIRENZE FILM CORTI , Firenze (ITALY)

FIGARI FILM FEST, Olbia (ITALY)

NOT FILM FEST, Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna (ITALY)

CINESTESIA LEGNANO, Legnano  (ITALY)

DIECIMINUTI FILM FESTIVAL, Ceccano  (ITALY)

Winner of the JURY GRAND PRIX

SKEPTO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Cagliari (ITALY)

CORTISONICI FILM FESTIVAL, Varese (ITALY)

CORTI DA SOGNI - ANTONIO RICCI, Ravenna (ITALY)

SOCIAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL, Vico Equense (ITALY)

PERIFERIA DELL'IMPERO FILM FESTIVAL, Sessa Aurunca (ITALY)

SICILYFARM FILM FESTIVAL, Agrigento (ITALY)

SEDICICORTO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Forlì (ITALY)

MOLISECINEMA FILM FESTIVAL, Casacalenda (ITALY)

Winner of the SPECIAL MENTION

SATURNIA FILM FESTIVAL, Manciano - Montemerano - Terme di Saturnia (ITALY)

LUCANIA FILM FESTIVAL, Pisticci (ITALY)​

CISTERNA FILM FESTIVAL, Cisterna di Latina (ITALY)

CAPODARCO L'ALTRO FESTIVAL - PREMIO L'ANELLO DEBOLE, Capodarco di Fermo (ITALY)

MEDITERRANEO FESTIVAL CORTO, Diamante (ITALY)

 

Sonia K. Hadad

Biography

English

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.

Italiano

Sonia K. Hadad è una scrittrice e regista iraniana. Ha studiato Film and Media Arts (M.F.A) all'Emerson College di Boston. È nata nel 1989 a Teheran, e ha studiato principalmente nel suo paese natale. Ha conseguito diplomi in Fisica / Matematica e graphic design. Nel 2005 Sonia ha iniziato la sua carriera professionale come attrice teatrale e ha recitato in teatri, spettacoli pubblici, telefilm e programmi TV. Nel 2009 ha completato il suo B.A in letteratura drammatica presso la Azad University of Art and Architecture. Mentre si laureava, ha partecipato a diversi seminari professionali di regia, recitazione, installazione e montaggio.
Scrivere racconti per riviste e recitare l'hanno portata ai suoi principali interessi: il cinema e l'installazione artistica. Sonia si è trasferita negli Stati Uniti nel 2013 per continuare la sua istruzione e ha iniziato a girare cortometraggi. Nelle sue opere più recenti, Sonia vuole esplorare la vita interiore delle persone, le questioni sociali e personali delle donne, la vergogna e le lotte con le loro paure più profonde attraverso diverse forme d'arte e media.

Filmography

EXAM

(2019 | short film)

Toronto Film Festival (Oscar)

Zinebi - Bilbao Int. Short and Doc. Film Festival (Oscar)

PERSONAL

(2016 | short film)

THE BOX

(2016 | short film)

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