Hanway Films board international sales on Noora Niasari’s ‘Shayda’

Hanway Films board international sales on Noora Niasari’s ‘Shayda’
Holy Spider actress Zar Amir-Ebrahimi will star.

UK outfit Hanway Films has acquired international rights to Australia-based Iranian writer-director Noora Niasari’s feature Shayda.

Holy Spider actress Zar Amir-Ebrahimi will star in the film as a young Iranian mother who finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter during the two weeks of Iranian New Year (Nowrooz). As they seek their freedom in this new world they come up against the violence they tried so hard to escape.

Niasari is best known for her award-winning short film Waterfall, which screened at the 66th Melbourne International Film
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