THE VISIT Short Film Competition

THE VISIT

North America Premiere

Following the program, AFI Festivals Programmer Eric Moore leads a conversation between filmmakers Yuan Yuan (HEADING SOUTH), Azadeh Moussavi (THE VISIT), Rim Nakhli (NOUR), Tayler Montague (IN SUDDEN DARKNESS), Danski Tang (UMBILICAL) and Naïla Guiguet (DUSTIN).

After six months, Elaheh is finally allowed to visit her husband, who is a political prisoner. Elaheh and her little daughter Tara have one single day to prepare for this important meeting.

Screens as part of SHORTS PROGRAM 2

Azadeh Moussavi graduated in directing in 2009, and soon after, she directed the documentary FROM IRAN, A SEPARATION (2013). FINDING FARIDEH (2018) won many prizes at international festivals, and it was selected to be Iran’s contender at the Academy Awards. In 2019 she directed THE VISIT, based on her memories.

Flavio Armone
Lights On
lightson@lightsonfilm.org

Details

Country: Iran

Year: 2019

Director: Azadeh Moussavi

Screenwriter: Azadeh Moussavi

Producer: Azadeh Moussavi

Executive Producer: Azadeh Moussavi

Director of Photography: Mohammad Hadadi

Editor: Hamid Najafi-Rad

Production Designer: Ehsan Bayatfar

Cast/Featuring: Mahin Sadri, Maneli Nafar, Lili Farhadpour

Running Time (minutes): 14

Language: Farsi

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