25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Maryam Tafakory (1987) is an Iranian artist and director living in London. In her projects, she explores allegorical forms of visual storytelling and inner monologues, and constantly mixes documentary elements with installation. In her work, existential reflections blend into themes of poetry, politics, and religion. Her other films include the short film I Was Five When I Became a Woman (2014) about female circumcision.