A Moon For My Father (2019)

Mania Akbari collaborates with British sculptor Douglas White and looks into the connection between her physical traumas, on the one hand, and the history and collective political memory of Iran, her birthplace, on the other. Remembrance and re-construction provide a course, as she undergoes various surgeries on a body decimated by cancer. A conversation of how bodies are traumatised, censored and politicized, and yet ultimately remain a site of possibility.
Watching the film on on-demand at Crypto-fiction. https://vimeo.com/ondemand/amoonformyfather