Rebellious Silence

Partner: Screen Talent Europe

Director: Nuria Zantman

filmmaker's profile

Rebellious Silence is a poetic film that tells the story of a woman's rights activist in Iran. As we hear a woman share what it is like to fight for justice, we see a performance that shows us her layered reality.


Duration: 6 min.

Country: Netherlands

Language: English

Year: 2021

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Topic: Activism, Body, Cinema, Community, Crisis, Dance, Discrimination, Documentary, Dream, Every Day Life, Exile, Experimental, Fear, Feminism, Freedom, Gender, Grief, Homeland, Human Relationship, Human Rights, Identity, Inspiration, Islam, Journey, Justice, Loneliness, Mourning, Myth, Otherness, Patriarchy, Politics, Religion, Resistance, Sisterhood, Social, Society, Spirituality, Toxic Masculinity, Trauma, Violence, Women

Cast & Crew

Director: Nuria Zantman

Producer: Nuria Zantman Film

Writer: Nuria Zantman

Cinematographer: Pauline Skoreng

Editor: Laura Helbing

Actors: Niki Verkaar

Festivals & Awards


Netherlands Film Festival

Noordelijk Film Festival

Internationaal Filmfestival Assen


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