Being Sisters

A Film by Kimia Eyzad Panah

Synopsis

Escape, and two sisters from Afghanistan. To reach the border quickly, Wajma und Hana follow three men who know a short cut. To keep little Hana motivated, Wajma acts out a fairytale, even “pizza” is being made in the woods…

Director

  • Picture of Kimia Eyzad Panah © Kimia Eyzad Panah

    Kimia Eyzad Panah

    Kimia Eyzad Panah was born 1990 in Teheran (Iran) and wrote stories from an early age. In 7th grade she already wrote science-fiction stories for the successful scientific schoolbook "Together with science". In 9th grade Eyzad Panah shot her first short film "C for Cheating" and was awarded the prize for "Best Film" at the student film festival in Teheran. She studied Communication Science, completing courses in directing and screenplay writing, in addition to others. In 2011 she emigrated to Germany and has been studying Visual Communication since 2013, specializing in Film and Television at the University of Arts in Kassel. Her short films with a focus on human- and women's rights were shown at international film festivals and awarded prizes like Outstanding Achievement Award and Best Women's Film.

Awards + Festivals

  • *FIRST PRIZE*
    29th HESSIAN FILM & MEDIA FESTIVAL VISIONALE (Section Young Professionals, Frankfurt, Germany)November 11, 2017
  • 11th INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL BANGLADESH 2018 (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)January 27, 2018
  • 34th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SARAJEVO “SARAJEVO WINTER” (Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 27, 2018
  • 1st LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)July 12, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Director
Kimia Eyzad Panah
Screenplay
Kimia Eyzad Panah
Producer
Kimia Eyzad Panah, Welf Reinhart
Director of Photography
Aliaksei Paluyan
Art Direction
Soma Ahmadi
Costume Design
Christina Esch
Sound
Khatia Kurasbediani
Editor
Kimia Eyzad Panah
Sound Design
Khatia Kurasbediani
Music
Nina Barzegar

Details

Running Time
19:56 Min
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Kunsthochschule Kassel
Menzelstraße 13–15
34121 Kassel, Germany

http://www.kunsthochschulekassel.de/willkomm en/veranstaltungen/events/event/kurzfilm- kaempfer-in-teheran.html

PRODUCTION

NUR film group
Kimia Eyzad Panah

http://www.nurfilmgroup.de/beingsisters.html

Co-producer: Welf Reinhart

DIRECTOR

Kimia Eyzad Panah
kimia_eyzadpanah@yahoo.de
Cell: 0176 47586931

Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/214394959