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IFFR Talks Podcast - Soudade Kaadan

Soudade Kaadan is a Syrian filmmaker, born in France in 1979. She was educated in theatre criticism at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Syria and in filmmaking at the Saint Joseph University in Lebanon. Kaadan and podcast host Kiva Reardon will discuss The Day I Lost My Shadow, Kaadans' first feature fiction film which was awarded Best Debut in Venice.

About The Day I Lost My Shadow
At the start of the war in Syria, young pharmacist Sana tries to buy some bottled gas, but her search quickly gets out of hand. Sana’s panic-stricken journey is told with striking hyper-realism and an excursion into magic realism. Winner of the Luigi De Laurentiis Award for Best Debut in Venice.

Photo in header: Soudade Kaadan © Joke Schut