The Netherlands Film Fund has selected Mitra by director Kaweh Modiri for Dutch Crossover. The project is granted a maximum amount of €800.000 for the realisation of the film. The film will be a co-production with CZAR (Belgium) and in Good Company (Germany).
Logline: 35 years after her daughter’s execution in Iran, Haleh discovers the woman who betrayed her.
Mitra will be Kaweh Modiri’s (1982, Iran) second feature film. His debut, Bodkin Ras, won the FIPRESCI Award at International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2016. The North-American premiere of the film took place at SXSW in Austin, Texas in the same year.
Source: The Netherlands Film Fund