That Afternoon

Category: feature
Director: Nafiss Nia
Producer: Giys Kerbosch
Country: The Netherlands
Year: 2022
Length: 76'
Production Status: completed


Iranian refugee Roya is at an asylum seekers’ facility, but her status has been rejected and she is to be sent back to Iran. She flees to her last hope – a nearby photographer known for offering a safe haven. But when Roya arrives, all is not so straight forward. She is denied entry by a man claiming to be the photographer’s brother. Separated by a door, the two strike up a conversation, revealing their perspectives on trauma, displacement and the future. Though at first mistrustful of each other, they may be each other’s last hope. Moving and complex, That Afternoon is a tale about boundaries and finding human connection in our darkest hour.
(Sydney Film Festival 2023)

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