Elahe Esmaili’s quick movie The Doll focuses on a household and a neighborhood whose views differ relating to a 14 yr outdated’s marriage. This documentary quick will probably be receiving its World Premiere at Oscar-qualifying Sizzling Docs Canadian Worldwide Documentary Competition 2021 and it’ll even be screening on the Atlanta Movie Competition 2021, one other Oscar-qualifying movie competition.
After consulting together with his relations, a 35-year-old father consents to the wedding of his 14-year-old daughter. With people having totally different views, his household grapples with the choice.
Director/Author/Producer Elahe Esmaili is presently a MA Scholar at Nationwide Movie and Tv Faculty (NFTS) and is a BA alumna from Tehran College of Artwork the place since 2016, was ranked 1st amongst greater than 150,000 individuals in Iranian Artwork Konkur (nationwide college entrance examination). She can also be a member of Iran’s Nationwide Elites Basis. Esmaili may be very captivated with points regarding kids’s and girls’s rights; points like little one marriage, little one abuse, neglect, or violence by dad and mom, rape, women-against-women, and social inequalities, resulting in her to direct her very first quick movie The Doll.
The Doll was edited by each Delaram Shemirani and Bahram Emran. Delaram began her profession in 2015 as editor of quick movies and assistant editor in characteristic movies. She was the primary assistant editor of the Venice nominee movie Jst 6.5 by Saeed Roustayi. Bahram began his profession in 2015 as editor of quick movies and assistant editor in characteristic movies. He was the editor of the Cannes nominee quick movie Lunch Time and was a part of the enhancing division of many characteristic movies together with Bomb, A Love Story by Peyman Maadi.
Cinematographer Emad Arad has labored on many Iranian short-films. He additionally co-directed the quick movie Barter that may premiere on the Huesca Worldwide Movie Competition 2021.
The Doll will probably be screening at this yr’s Oscar-qualifying movie festivals Atlanta Movie Competition from April twenty second – Might 2nd, Sizzling Docs Canadian Worldwide Documentary Competition from April twenty ninth – Might 2nd, Huesca Worldwide Movie Competition from June eleventh – June nineteenth, and Norwegian Movie Competition from June ninth – June thirteenth.
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