Category: Spanish Screenings Goes to Cannes
Directed by: Roya Sadat
Produced by: Alba Sotorra SL / Baldr Films (NL) / Urban Factory (FR)
Country of production: Spain, Netherlands, France
Original title: LA CANCIÓN DE SIMA
Language: Farsi, Russian
Completed in: 2024
In the pre-civil war context in Afghanistan, Suraya (communist) and Sima (conservative) keep their lifelong friendship alive despite their opposing life choices. While Suraya becomes a part of the communist party in power, Sima gets involved with the mujahideen to defend Muslim values.