Firouzeh Khorshidi is an admirable woman. At 80, she lives alone in a cabin on the slopes of the Alborz mountain range in northern Iran. Her husband died and, for quite some time now, none of her eleven children have come to visit her. Despite her advanced age, she can still manage by herself and is completely dedicated to the hard and heavy tasks of country life, taking care of her cows, gathering firewood, selling milk and making other dairy products. Despite the adversities, Firouzeh surprises everyone with her vitality and wisdom.
Born in Sari (Iran) in 1982, he is a film director, producer, screenwriter and editor who has also made a name for himself as a creative director. A member of the Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association (IRDFA), his films, which have screened at festivals worldwide and won awards, include Potable Water (2012), Road to Perdition (2016) and The Iron Dream (2017). Additionally, he has directed titles like Forgotten Positives (2002), The Isolated (2003), Blessing (2008), A Covenant between Us (2010), No one cares about jungles (2013), or The Heart (2015) , that have won numerous awards at film festivals worldwide.
Thursday 24: Cervantes Theater, 16:30 hours
Friday 25: Broadway Cinemas, room 9, 22.00 hours