Angelus Novus (2014)

Mahshad Afshar

Angelus Novus (2014)

Angelus Novus (2014)

30 min | Fiction

Producer: Mahshad Afshar

Director: Aboozar Amini

Stars: Seyyed Ali Mousavi, Ramin Naymi, Darab Nazari, Nik Mohammad Nazari, Sharifa Rezaiy


Angelusnovus is a snapshot of Afghan refugee children's daily life as shoe shiners in Turkey and their struggle for survival.

Afghani refugee Ali and his brother have just arrived in Turkey where, surrounded by many other refugees, his family tries to build a new life. The boys earn their living shining shoes. When one day their spot for work has been taken by other refugess, their fragile existence and dreams are threatened.

Winner of best short film at 32nd Tehran International Short Film Festival, Winner of Best Short Film at FILM Middle East NOW in Florence, Official Selection of Canes Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festivals, Nederland film festival and more.


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