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Nafiss Nia

Nafiss NIA (1968, Iran) is Dutch-Iranian poet, writer, filmmaker, cultural entrepreneur and public speaker. She studied to become a film director at the Film Faculty of Art University and studied Modern Persian Literature at the State University in Tehran, Iran. In the Netherlands she studied Screenwriting at the Film and Television Academy in Amsterdam. Since 2012, she has been the business and artistic director of the Granate Foundation, an organisation that promotes visible inclusivity in Dutch film and poetry.


A, B, C, … (2011, mid-length), Die middag/That Afternoon (2023)

More info: Nafiss Nia

Wikipedia, Nafiss Nia (in Dutch)

Nafiss Nia at IFFR

  • Die middag

    Iranian refugee seeking help tries to convince a man to let her inside his apartment.

    • Bright Future