IDFA Opening Film: Sunless Shadows

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    The IDFA opening film is carefully selected by IDFA’s programmers and screened during the invite-only opening night. The film's public premiere will take place the following day. Be sure not to miss it!

    This year, IDFA will open with Sunless Shadows by Mehrdad Oskouei.




    Sunless Shadows

    • Mehrdad Oskouei
    • Iran, Norway
    • 2019
    • 74 min
    • IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary

    A picture of life in an Iranian juvenile detention center, where a group of adolescent girls serve their sentence for murdering a male member of their family. Alone with the camera, they reveal their thoughts, feelings and doubts. Read more

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