ROJ MEANS SUN
Rojin, a Kurdish-Canadian girl battles both her mother and her mother tongue, as she grieves the recent death of her father, killed in a battle in the Shingal Mountains, Iraqi Kurdistan.
2016 / 18 min / Fiction / Canada / English, Kurdish
Cast: Menemsa Ates, Beritan Rojhalat, Safak Akgul,Fethi Karakeçili, Radojka Vrabac
Writer, Director, and Producer: Mahsa Razavi, Cinematographer: Maya Bankovic
Supported by York University Film Department
Canada National Screen Institute Festival, October 2018
Iranian Film Academy (Khaneh Cinema) Short Film Festival, Tehran, April 2017
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, April 2016
London Kurdish Film Festival, April 2018
Chicago Feminist Film Festival, March 2018
IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival, New Delhi, March 2018.
Reelworld International Film Festival, Toronto, October 2017
Art for Peace Film Festival, Tehran, August 2017
Diaspora International Film Festival, Toronto, November 2016
Slemani International Film Festival, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, October 2017