Shayda, a brave Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardized.



Shayda

1h 57m

Director: Noora Niasari
Cast: Leah Purcell, Mojean Aria, Zar Amir-Ebrahimi

UK Release: Cinemas 8th March 2024