Director: Nicolas Greinacher Country of Origin: Switzerland Runtime: 15m Genre: Drama Block: A Date: 28-02 Time: 12-1.15pm Watch Trailer
Set in Switzerland, our story follows Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan. One day at a public swimming pool she meets Anna and instantly feels attracted to her. As the relationship between the two women develops, Ayaneh is confronted with growing resistance from her religious family.
Nicolas Greinacher is an award winning film director from Switzerland. His talent was discovered 2013 when he won the Directorial Discovery Award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival for his first short film. Since then, Nicolas’ films have screened at over 40 International Film Festivals, cinema, television and online streaming services. ‘AYANEH’ won First Prize in the category for BEST LGBTQ FILM from the Youth Film Jury at Rhode Island International Film Festival 2019.