Braving the Waves

    • Mina Keshavarz for Mindoc Film Production, Mina Keshavarz
    • France, Iran, Norway, Lebanon
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


    This is the story of Roghieh, a woman in Southern Iran who is trying to secure jobs for women in her community through a Bazaar she established and runs, where over 800 women work, but a local politician, the mayor, threatens her. He wants to destroy the Bazaar and build a big shopping mall.

    Project information

    Supported with €17000 for Classic: Production & postproduction 2016
    Countries of production
    France, Iran, Norway, Lebanon
    Production status
    Estimated length
    90 min


    Mina Keshavarz for Mindoc Film Production, Mina Keshavarz
    Mina Keshavarz for Mindoc Film Production
    Gammaglimt AS, Sylvie Brenet

    About IDFA Bertha Fund


    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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