My Sunny Maad (82')
International title: My Sunny Maad
Original title: My Sunny Maad
Czechia, France, Slovakia, 2020, 82’
Language(s): Dari, Czech, English
Director: Michaela Pavlatova
Synopsis: When Herra, a Czech woman, falls in love with Nazir, an Afghan man, she has no idea about the life that awaits her in post-taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join: a libertarian grandfather, a stepchild who is virtually a genius, and Freshta who is willing to do anything to find refuge from the violence of her husband.
Director’s bio: Michaela Pavlátová is an animation director from the Czech Republic. Her films have received numerous awards at international film festivals. Besides animation, she has directed two live action feature films. Since 2016 she is the head of the Animation Department at FAMU, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.