Nila's Dream in the Garden of Eden

dir. Niloufar Taghizadeh / 2023 / Germany, Iran / 98min.
Leyla and her six-year-old daughter Nila are inseparable. But Nila was born in a so-called “temporary marriage”, which leaves her legal status unclarified.

Leyla and her six-year-old daughter Nila are inseparable. But Nila was born in a so-called “temporary marriage”, which leaves her legal status unclarified and prevents her from going to school. Leyla relentlessly fights for her daughter’s custody.

duration:
98 min
country / year of production:
Germany, Iran / 2023
director:
Niloufar Taghizadeh
cinematography:
Niloufar Taghizadeh, Kahroba Irani
producer:
Niloufar Taghizadeh / Windcatcher-Productions
selected festivals and awards:
2024 – One World FF Prague
sections:
Man in Cinema
competitions:
Amnesty International Poland Award
tags:
human rights feminism Middle East relations family

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