The director may be present or an online conversation may take place.


The political refugee Poya comes from Iran and lives in Hamburg after his. He does everything he can to bring his wife Nikta to safety. As a political activist and video maker, he finds it difficult to trust strangers, as he is always afraid of putting the vengeful regime on his wife’s trail. When a passenger plane is shot down over Tehran and the political situation escalates, Pouya must overcome his paralyzing paranoia to save his wife. He must be able to believe he has found a friend.

Max Ophüls Preis 2021


Shahab Habibi

Born in 1979 and raised in Tehran. He has worked in the film and art field for the last 15 years, published books and taught film and film analysis at several universities and schools in Iran. He also had a presence on various social media channels and had to leave Iran three years ago because of his critical stance towards the regime. In 2017, he completed the continuing education program “Digital Media for Refugee Media Professionals” at the Hamburg Media School. (Source: Max Ophüls Preis 20219)

Date & Time
Date: 11. December 2021
Time: 8:00 pm
OF w. english UT
Duration: 29 min.

Feature film
Director: Shahab Habibi
Cinematography: Leon Daniel

Music: Julian Muldoon; Payam Azadi
Production: Hamburg Media School

Reza Brojerdi (Pouya)
Nazmi Kirik (Erfan)

Trailer (YouTube)

Auf dieser Website werden Cookie verwendet. Diese werden für den Betrieb der Website benötigt oder helfen uns dabei, die Website zu verbessern.
Alle Cookies zulassen
Auswahl speichern
Individuelle Einstellungen
Individuelle Einstellungen
Dies ist eine Übersicht aller Cookies, die auf der Website verwendet werden. Sie haben die Möglichkeit, individuelle Cookie-Einstellungen vorzunehmen. Geben Sie einzelnen Cookies oder ganzen Gruppen Ihre Einwilligung. Essentielle Cookies lassen sich nicht deaktivieren.
Essenziell (2)
Essenzielle Cookies werden für die grundlegende Funktionalität der Website benötigt.
Cookies anzeigen