Also in this program
This film is shown as part of program 3.
Roja is married off to an old and deeply religious man from her village. On their wedding night, he wants to sleep with her. She resists him — and then desperately searches for a way out.
- Duration: 24 Min.
Meet the director
Ako Zandkarimi, Saman Hosseinpuor
Saman Hosseinpuor and Ako Zandkarimi were born in the Kurdish region of Iran in 1993. Both have been making short films since their youth. Their second collaborative work, THE OTHER, earned them an invitation to the online FILMSCHOOLFEST 2020. Now they’ve put out their next short film, CONGENITAL (2021), under their stage name, SamKo Brothers.