Updated: Oct 6, 2021
The documentary film"Silver Pill" directed by Nousha Saidi was selected as the Best Short Documentary of the Fifth Aasha International Film Festival (#AIFF 2021) in India.
Held annually in the honor of the man who started the first film in India, the great DADA SAHEB FALKE in his hometown, Aasha Film Festival will be held online this year due to the special circumstances of the Corona epidemic.
Previously, the Silver Pill documentary was shortlisted for the Golden Bridge and Anatolia International Film Festivals in Turkey, Spring Grove Caledonia Film Festival in Minnesota - USA, and Discovery Film Award in UK., It has also recently received an Honorable Mention from the Jury of Roma Short Film Festival in Italy.
This 15-minutes short documentary film, which deals with the subject of committing suicide using Aluminum Phosphate pills, used commonly for rice weevils, is filmed in Tehran and mostly in Loghman-e Hakim Hospital.
The team members, working on this project are as follow:
Hossein Rigi: DOP
Homeira Yaseri: Film Editor and Graphic Designer
Kiumars Sobhani: Voice Recordist
Vahid Hajiloui: Production Manager
Shahin Poordadashi: Sound Designer
Shahrouz Tavakol: Color and Light Corrector
Buna Alkhas: Translation and Subtitling
Marjan Armaghan: Director Assistant
Nousha Saidi: Producer and Director