Q&A | Shirin Jahani | Yadê (2021)

  • Q&A
  • 24min

Global Kurdish Film Festival Q&A with Director Shirin Jahani, moderated by Zelah Lateef.

Yadê Synopsis:

Young Dilan has fled the conflict of Rojava to the safety of a refugee camp in Southern Kurdistan. However, with the loss of both of her parents due to the war, she is under the care of her grandfather. Dilan tries to accustom to her new life and conditions within the camp.

Director Shirin Jahani’s Biography:

Shirin Jahani is a writer and director of numerous movies, as well as some short films for which she has received numerous awards. She is the first woman filmmaker in Kurdistan. Her film debut, “Stars of my Homeland” won an award at the Calabria film festival in Italy.