Director: Navid Nikkhah Azad
Writer: Navid Nikkhah Azad
Director of Photography: Behrouz Badrouj
Editing: Vahid Nikkhah Azad
Music: Mikhail Shmatenko
Producers: Delia Guerra Parra, Navid Nikkhah Azad
Country of Production: Spain, Islamic Republic of Iran
Runtime: 12 min
Production Year: 2021
Language: English, Persian
Cast: Ghazal Khalili, Mojan Kordi, Reyhaneh Nabiyan
The 17-year-old Sahar is determined to watch her favorite football team play for the championship. But women are forbidden to attend sporting events, so Sahar disguises herself as a boy with the help of her friends. Things take a tragic turn when her disguise is revealed.
Inspired by true events, "The Recess" explores gender oppression in Iranian society.