2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16



Set in 2020. Sonia, a young Iranian journalism student and activist, has recently fled to the US to escape persecution and find a better life. But when an escalating cyber-conflict between the US and Iran puts her at risk of deportation, her only way of staying in the country may come at a greater price than she’s willing to pay.

Director: Mohammad Gorjestani

Producer: Malcolm Pullinger,

Screenwriter: Mohammad Gorjestani

Cinematographer: Mike Gioulakis

Editor: Malcolm Pullinger

Production Designer: Matt Thompson

Sound Designer: Jeremy Bowker

Additional Credits: Art Director - Terril Scott: Colorist - Stephen Berke, VFX Supervisor - Eric Peschel: Mixed by Mark Escott

Principal Cast: Nikohl Boosheri, Camyar Chai


Mohammad Gorjestani is an award-winning Iranian-American filmmaker based in San Francisco. In 2013, he was named to Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He was also awarded the KRF Filmmaking Grant from The San Francisco Film Society for his feature length project in development, "Somehow These Days will be Missed".

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Malcolm Pullinger
Molecule Films


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