Milk

A Film by Samiramis Kia

Synopsis

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In this family drama, a Russian immigrant couple do all they can to provide help to their daughter while facing their differences.

Director

  • Picture of Samiramis Kia © Samiramis Kia

    Samiramis Kia

    Samiramis Kia is a director, writer based in Toronto. Graduated from Interior Architecture, she decided to pursue her life-long passion in film making after immigration to Canada. Since 2012, she has participated in different photography and film venues around the world, including Iran, China, and Canada.

Awards + Festivals

  • 4th NEAR NAZARETH FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Afula, Israel)June 3, 2019
  • 10th ENFOQUE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico)June 5, 2019
  • 14th SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Alghero, Sardinia/Italy)July 3, 2019
  • *BEST ACTRESS*
    20th LUCANIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pisticci, Italy)August 7, 2019
  • *WINNER: BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM*
    4th REGINA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Regina, Canada)August 13, 2019
  • 15th MONTERREY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, International Competition, Monterrey, Mexico)August 15, 2019
  • 8th SLUM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nairobi, Kenya)August 23, 2019
  • FAN CHILE - AUDIOVISUAL FESTIVAL FOR KIDS (Official Selection, Santiago de Chile, Chile)September 10, 2019
  • *HIGHLY COMMENDED CHILD ACTOR AWARD* *HIGHLY COMMENDED STUDENT FILM AWARD*
    3rd SYMI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Island of Symi, Greece)September 16, 2019
  • 13th PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Calabria, Italy)September 19, 2019
  • 3rd DURHAM REGION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oshawa, ON, Canada)October 3, 2019
  • NOMINATION : YOUTH JURY AWARD
    5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019
  • 8th FAMILY FILM PROJECT (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)October 14, 2019
  • 19th REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, ON, Canada)October 17, 2019
  • 1st ATHENS MARATHON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)October 22, 2019
  • 6th WEST NORDIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Alesund, Norway)October 24, 2019
  • 15th EARLY BIRD INT'L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 1, 2019
  • DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)November 1, 2019
  • 2nd ST NEOTS FILM FESTIVAL - YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Saint Neots, United Kingdom)November 6, 2019
  • 10th ANIFESTROZAFA (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)November 7, 2019
  • AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Trimstein, Switzerland)November 15, 2019
  • 1st THE HAGUE GLOBAL CINEMA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, The Hague, The Netherlands)November 15, 2019
  • 3rd NORTH BELLARINE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Victoria, Australia)November 15, 2019
  • 5th RED CARPET HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gaza, Palestine)November 21, 2019
  • ALWAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Alwar, Rajasthan, India)January 4, 2020

Trailer

Crew

Director
Samiramis Kia
Screenplay
Samiramis Kia
Producer
Samiramis Kia
Director of Photography
Samuel Robert Willets
Art Direction
Stephanie Gandza
Costume Design
Sandy Leung
Sound
Sultan Ridwan
Editor
Siddharta Devalla, Samiramis Kia
Sound Design
Peyman Vahedi

Cast

Ana
Michael Blank
Monika
Katie Elport
Pavel
Igor Shamuilov
Sasha
Nik Kulbaka
Audiologist
Kathy Gewer

Details

Running Time
12:29 min
Shooting Format
Digital 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1.85
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
+1 416 736 2100

DIRECTOR

Samiramis Kia

+1 416 4174631

samiramis.kia@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/samiramis.kia