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Sadaf Foroughi

© Kiarash Anvari
© Sweet Delight Pictures
© Sweet Delight Pictures
© Sweet Delight Pictures


  • Ava Bande annonce

    • Fiction
    • Drame
    • 105 min
    • Iranien
    • 2017
    Ava raconte l’histoire d’une adolescente Iranienne qui conteste les règles rigoureuses de son éducation traditionnelle et apprend que sa mère a également violé les règles lorsqu’elle était jeune. Ava est un… Main theme: Femmes, Secondary theme(s): Enfant-famille, Sexualité.
    Prix : Best First Feature & Best Supporting Actress (Bahar Noohian), Canadian Screen Awards
    Best Canadian First Film - Honorable Mention & Fipresci Discovery Prize, Toronto International Film Festival


Sadaf Foroughi is an Iranian-Canadian, Montreal-based filmmaker. She began her artistic career in 2003 by creating and producing short films, documentaries and video art.Foroughi graduated with an MA in Film Studies from the University of Provence, and obtained a degree in Film Production from the New York Film Academy. 

Sadaf’s debut feature film Ava had its premier in the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017. Ava was given a honourable mention as the best Canadian debut feature film and awarded the Discovery Section FIPRESCI Prize at Toronto International Film Festival 2017. With 8 nominations in Canadian Screen Awards, Ava had the honour to be awarded as the best first film of the year 2018, also the best actress in the supporting role.

Date of birth : 27 July 1976

  • Documentaire, Fiction
  • Court métrage, Long métrage
  • Film
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