Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Sina Mohammadi, 2021, Iran, 8 minutes, Cast: Azin Hajimirzaee, Anna Khosravi, Akram Mohammadi, Ayla Ebrahimi, Bita Mirani, Roshana Karimi, Pegah Bahmani, Yalda Memari, Music Video

Vayu is a dual mythical being that gives life as a breeze and takes life away as a storm. In their mourning rituals, the people of South Kurdistan appeal to Vayu, who caused them suffering by taking away one of their great men, to bless them with another. In this ritual, women scratch their faces with their own hands, like plowing land, to be re-fertilized in the process and continue again…

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


Sunday, Sept. 18th, 11:00 AM

Sina Mohammadi