Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Payam Shadniya, 2018, Iran 5 minutes, Cast: Leila Daman, Mohsen Chasori

The story of a mother in the oil field of Assaluye port, in the southeast of Iran, who is trying to find money to buy oxygen to save her son’s life.

Screening with: Shorts Program


Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 11:00 AM

Payam Shadniya

Payam Shadnia was born in Bushehr in southern Iran. Studied film at the Azad University. He has made several shorts and documentaries including: Immigrant, N28°E50°, House of Wire…and has played in several films: Pop, Alone, Number Four, White Cotton of Zhermaniska…

“Exist” is his latest film.