Noora Niasari directs ‘Shayda’.

A young Iranian mother and her six-year-old daughter finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter during the two weeks of Iranian New Year (Nowrooz) which is celebrated as a time of renewal and rebirth.

Starring Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Osamah Sami, Mojean Aria, Jillian Nguyen, Rina Mousavi, Selina Zahednia, and Leah Purcell.

Vincent Sheehan, Noora Niasari
Director of Photography
Origma 45, The 51 Fund, HanWay Films, Dirty Films, Parandeh Pictures
Production Company