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COLLAGE

COLLAGE

LANGUAGES: Persian | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 15
Year of production: 2019

SYNOPSIS

Sarah, a teenage schoolgirl, faces few challenges with her sexual identity. She cannot express her feelings to her mother. She decides to leave home forever.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: The OTHERS studio
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Sadeq Es-haqi
Screenwriter: Sadeq Es-haqi
Producer: Sadeq Es-haqi
Director of Photography: Amin Khorsandi
Sound: Amin Jafari
Editing: Farzaneh Qorbani
Sound Editing: Taha Mansouri

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Queer, LGBTQ, Gay
Language: Persian
Country of origin: Iran
Year of production: 2019
Total running time: 15
Shooting format: Digital
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound format: Sterio

AWARDS

Best Costume Design (16th NAHAL International Student Film Festival)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

29th Bent Sacramento LGBTQ International Film Festival (2020-USA)
26th Cheries Cheris Film Festival (2020-France)
23th Huston International Film Festival QFEST (2019-USA)
15th Xposed Queer Film Festival (2020-Germany)
15th Poppy Jasper International Film Festival (2020-USA)
18th Florence Queer Film Festival (2020-Italy)
12th Gassli Short Film Festival (2020-Switzerland)
16th Nahal International Student Short Film Festival (2019-IRAN)
17th TASSVIR Film Festival (2020-IRAN)
17th Human Rights Barcelona Film Festival (2020-Spain)
13th Angaelica Film Festival (2020-USA)
14th Serielle Filmului Gay Film Festival (2020-Romania)
12th DIALOGUE Lgbtq Film Festival (2020-India)
12th Festival de films LGBT+ - Orleans (2020-France)
12th International InterUniversity Film Festival (2020-Bangladesh)
Barnes Film Festival (2020-UK)
Sheffield International Short Film Festival (2020-UK)
Duemila30 Film Festival (2019-Italy)
Movievalley Bazzcinema (2019-Italy)
Outlantacon Short Film Festival (2020-USA)
Queer Qandi Film Festival (2020-UK)
Artango Queer Film Festival (2020-Russia)

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Sadeq Es-haqi (born 1998) is a young filmmaker from Iran. He studies Fine Arts at Soore Art University of Tehran. He made his first short film Collage which is about a young lesbian girl struggling with her sexual identity. The film has been screened in more than 20 international film festivals around the world. He also made a documentary theater piece with verbatim technique which tells the story of 4 women in Tehran prison. It has performed at Mowlavi Hall of Tehran. The main themes in his works are queer community, women and sexual identity and He tries to show the hidden lives of these people. His second short film is in post production that tells the story of a gay couple living in Tehran. He is in the pending invitation of Basel film House Residency.