Where is My Mother’s House

Selma Nayebi | Iran | 2014 | 15 mins

Synopsis

Many elderly people in nursing homes in Iran have been abandoned by their children and they suffer from a lack of love and attention. Despite good conditions within these homes for the elderly, the clients of these homes eternally hope to leave and return to the bosom of their families.

About the Filmmaker

Selma Nayebi is an award-winning filmmaker from Tehran, Iran. For the past 14 years, she has been researching, directing, shooting, writing and editing short documentaries about the themes of poverty and the plight of marginalized people, especially women.

 

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