Il Silenzio (WINNER – Grand Jury Award, Best Narrative Short)

Narrative | Italy | 15 min. | PACIFIC ASIA PREMIERE
w/English subtitles
Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor tells to her mother but she keeps silent.

Official Selections
Festival de Cannes
Melbourne International Film Festival
Guanajuato International Film Festival
Stockholm International Film Festival


  • GIFF

    Ali Asgari, Director

  • Production
    Co-Director: Farnoosh Samadi
    Producers: Giovanni Pompili, Olivier Chantriaux
    Writers: Ali Asgari, Farnoosh Samadi

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