I am Zal

من زالم

ASIAN PERSPECTIVES

SHORTS

DIRECTED BY HOOMAN NADERI

14 Minutes | Fiction | Colour | o.v. Persian | sub. English | Iran, 2018

SCHEDULE

20 NOV |WED|  16:10 | Studio 2

SYNOPSIS

Daniel is a child with Albinism who’s supposed to play the role of the mythical Zal at school. The problem is that his mother beats him and tries to prevent him from taking on the role. At school, his teachers notice his being thrashed again; but this time, they stand out against the mother….

Daniel adalah seorang anak dengan Albinisme yang seharusnya memainkan peran Zal, seorang tokoh mitos, di sekolah. Masalahnya adalah ibunya menganiayanya dan berusaha mencegah dirinya dari mengambil peran tersebut. Di sekolah, guru-gurunya memerhatikan ia telah dipukul lagi; namun kali ini, mereka berdiri melawan sang ibu….

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DIRECTOR’S FILMOGRAPHY

Hooman Naderi

(Iran, 1989) 

 

 

2018 

I AM ZAL (short)

  • Best Short Film, 2018, Indonesian Film Festival Australia
  • Golden Lotus Award for Young Talent, 2019, Kadoma International Film Festival
  • Special Mention, Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival

 

Contact:

Hooman Naderi : cinema.hooman.naderi@gmail.com