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Directed by Hamy Ramezan and Rungano Nyoni
SHORT NARRATIVE 13 Minutes New York Premiere
A foreign woman in a burqa brings her young son to a Copenhagen police station to file a complaint against her abusive husband. The translator assigned to her seems unwilling to convey the true meaning of her words.

Screening as part of Shorts: Interference
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
About the Director(s)
Hamy Ramezan is an award-winning Finnish-Iranian director. He is currently developing his first feature, Motel of a Thousand Roses. Runango Nyoni's films have screened at more than 200 festivals. In 2013 she was selected for the Cannes Cinéfoundations Residency for her first feature film, I Am Not a Witch.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts In Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
  • Length:
    13 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic, Danish, English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Editor:
    Rikke Selin Lorentzen
  • Add'l Credit 3:
    Larsen VFX
  • Director:
    Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni
  • Screenwriter:
    Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni
  • Composer:
    Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
  • Producer:
    Valeria Richter, Helene Granqvist
  • Add'l Credit 2:
    Mainstream Aps
  • Add'l Credit 4:
    FilmGear Aps
  • Cast:
    Amira Helene Larsen, Yusuf Kamal El-Ali, Zeinab Rahal, Nanna Bøttcher, Alexandre Willaume
  • Cinematographer:
    Lars Vestergaard
  • Co-Producer:
    Copenhagen Film Fund
  • Executive Producer:
    Valeria Richter, Helene Granqvist
  • Add'l Credit 1:
    Red Rental Aps

  • Print Source
    Maria Leskinen
    The Finnish Film Foundation
    Helsinki, 00160
    Phone: +358 96 220 3021
  • Press Contact
    Brittnee Walker
    Tribeca Film Festival
    New York, 10013
    Phone: 646 741 3088
  • International Sales Contact
    Valeria Richter
    Pebble Nordic Factory
    Copenhagen, 2200
    Phone: +45 2613 3725
  • US Sales Contact
    Valeria Richter
    Pebble Nordic Factory
    Copenhagen, 2200
    Phone: +45 2613 3725


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