Shams and Stella are in love. Shams hasn’t told Stella that she seeks asylum, nor about Hanine who’s still in Palestine waiting for Shams to help her come to Sweden. When Shams has her interview with Swedish Migration Board, Stella shows up as the assistant judge. Shams has to tell the truth to get asylum.
Educated at the Directing Programme at the Polish National Film School in Lodz. The short film 'On Suffocation' won the Goldbagge in 2014 and had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2013. Her films have been called realistic with elements of everyday surrealism and absurdism.
"On Suffocation" (2014) / "Födelsedag" (2010) / "In Peace" (2007)