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Shot of a father and son sitting on a couch. The son is in the background and out of focus.

Baba [short film]

  Anya Chirkova, Meran Ismailsoy

  Canada     13 minutes


An Iranian immigrant enlists his son’s help to negotiate with his landlord with both disastrous and humorous results. Anchored by strong performances and some dizzying camerawork, Baba reflects the urgency and annoyance of helping a reckless family member.

This film screens as part of the Shorts 5: Drama – Breaking Points program.


 English, Persian with subtitles