Official Selection

The Enigma of Faina

Azerbaijan 2021
Duration: 04:54
Directed by: Durna Safarova
Screenplay: Durna Safarova
Animation: Atilla Erkmen, Nazim Semih Dokuler
Production/School: Durna Safarova
Dialogue language: Azerbaijani, Russian

Faina, a 33-year-old woman from Azerbaijan, loses her life under suspicious circumstances in a prison in 2007. Silenced today by the authorities and forgotten by society, Faina’s story is about a female activist who fought for freedom, justice and democracy.


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