IN COMPETITION: BEST FILM DIRECTED BY A WOMAN OF COLOR
MYOPIA (US PREMIERE)
Fatem, sixth month pregnant, leaves her village perched in the mountains, to fill a frame with empty glasses for the elder of her village, the only person who can decipher the letters sent by members of the villagers’ families who have gone to work in the cities. She moves from station to station to arrive in town in the middle of a protest. This will turn her trip into a peaceful revolution that she is hardly aware of.
Directed by Sanaa Akroud, 2020, Morocco, 86 minutes, drama, Arabic with English subtitles
Festival Website: nyadiff.org/2020