Mohammad K Alavi (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Duration: 14′ 59″
Ava is an Iranian, 9 years old girl. There is a religious rite in the school and the teachers sing hymns for the children. A song that is an instruction to “be a good girl”.
After school, Ava goes to the birthday party of her cousin who is her best friend, Pouya, but with the presence of uninvited guests, the birthday takes a different form for Ava…
These guests influence Ava’s decisions and choices at the moments. In the end, an unexpected event puts Ava in a big dilemma.