Films 2023

About me

Country: Netherlands/ Duration 22 min/ Year 2022

Young Fatima is rushed to the hospital by her father. She holds a secret that she can only tell to the doctor. Fatima must place her trust in a doctor to make a tough decision between cultural tradition and medical ethics. What will the doctor tell to her father?

Movie Director Biography

Ali Asgari

Ali Asgari born in Iran (1982) Ali Asgari is a prominent Iranian cinema figure with more than 200 awards to his name. Two of his shorts (More Than Two Hours 2013 and The Silence 2016) were nominated for Palme d'Or at Festival de Cannes and The Baby was in short film competition of Venice Film Festival 2014. Ali's films are concerned with precarious lives who live at society's margin in his native country. His debut film Disappearance was developed at the Cinefondation residency of Festival De Cannes and had its world and North American premiere at Venice International Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival 2017. Until Tomorrow, his second feature film, was recently premiered in Berlinale 2022. Ali is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.