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Azadeh Nikzadeh

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Azadeh Nikzadeh is an Iranian writer, director and producer. She works on rarely-heard political, human rights and women empowerment stories with the expertise on building dramatic narratives based on true events and characters and blurring the lines between fiction and documentary. She is the sole Iranian recipient of 2010 Asian Film Academy Fellowship and Her political drama feature script “Dandelion The Messenger of My Grandma Batul” is a 2021 Sundance Writing Lab Finalist.  Azadeh wrote and directed highly-acclaimed short films including “Vida”, “X” and “The Girl Sitting Here” with the focus on concepts and characters that are misunderstood and judged by the society such as prostitution and the archetype of divine feminine.


Agents of Change: pioneering female MENA voices in Film & TV
Fri, 13. Aug // 18:00, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin / Digital