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The Untouchable

Director: Avazeh Shahnavaz, 2021, Canada, 15 minutes, Cast: Nika Shahbazzadeh, Payam Ahmadinia, Abolfazl Abhar, Zohreh Bakhtiari, Hilda Kordbacheh

A young woman stands in the middle of a highway desperately screaming. For over an hour she’s been looking for someone, jumping in front of cars and holding up traffic. Sergeant Jabbari arrives on the scene to arrest her but quickly finds himself in a helpless position, while several witnesses record the scene with their phones but the situation only gets worse.

Screening with: Two Cities: A Conversation + Singo


The Untouchable
Sunday, Sept. 18th, 05:00 PM

Avazeh Shahnavaz