Between Revolutions

Winner of the FIPRESCI Award – Berlin Film Festival – Forum 2023


Directed by: Vlad PETRI

Country: Romania, Croatia, Qatar, Iran

Year of production: 2023

Length: 70 minutes

Genre: documentary

In 1970s Bucharest, Zahra and Maria form a deep friendship while studying at university. As political turmoil brews in Iran, Zahra is forced to return home, leaving Maria behind. Over the next decade, they maintain their connection through a series of letters, chronicling their struggles as women fighting for a voice and their respective countries moving in divergent directions. Despite the distance and obstacles, their longing for each other remains strong.