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ICE CREAM - still #1


World Premiere

Director: Saba Riazi

Iran, 2017, 63 min

Shooting Format:RED, Alexa, Canon 70D

Festival Year:2018

Category:Narrative Feature

WINNER: Spirit Award

Crew:Producers: Saba Riazi - Screenwriters: Saba Riazi


Maryam, a 30 year old woman in Tehran, having lost her job and apartment, is forced to move in with her grandmother. She is trying hard to make things work and in doing so, she faces herself, eating ice-cream. This funny, semi-autobiographical film seamlessly combines animation and live action into a poetic meditation about identity and belonging.

About the director

Saba Riazi lives in Brooklyn, NY, United States.

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Director Saba Riazi will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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