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From heaven

Sholey Zähren
Cyprus 2016 / 1’9”

A video art about the abandoned Nicosia International Airport, based on the events of 1974 in Cyprus and their tragic aftermath.

Sholey Zähren

Was born in Tehran, Iran, grew up in Berlin and studied Digital Filmmaking in Amsterdam. She graduated with a BA with High Honors from the Department of Radio Television and Film and pursued her Master’s degree in the Department of Visual Arts & Visual Communication in Cyprus. Since 2010, she also works on underwater photography and film. Sholeh has participated as a talent in the Berlinale Talent Campus 2016. In January 2016, Sholeh participated in a filmmaking workshop with maestro Abbas Kiarostami in Cuba where she made a short film mentored by him.