Hava Maryam Ayesha

Hava Maryam Ayesha

Dir : Sahraa Karimi / 86 mins / Afghanistan,Iran / Persian,Dari / 2019


Three Afghan women from different social background, living in Kabul, are facing a big challenge in their lives. Hava, a traditional pregnant woman whom no one cares about, is living with her father and mother in law. Her only joy is talking to the baby in her belly. Maryam, an educated TV news reporter, is about to get a divorce from her unfaithful husband, but finds out she is pregnant. Ayesha, an 18-year old girl accepts to marry her cousin because she is pregnant from her boyfriend who disappears after hearing the news.Each of them has to solve her problem by herself for the first time.


  • Venice Int’l Film Festival (28 Aug.- 7 Sept. 2019/Italy) – Orizzonti
  • Adana Golden Boll Int’l F.F. (23-29 September.2019/ Turkey)
  • Mill Valley Film Festival (3-13 Oct. 2019/USA)
  • Busan Int’l Film Festival (4-13 Oct.2019/ South Korea)
  • Valladolid F.F. (19-26 Oct.2019/ Spain)
  • Asian World Film Festival (6-14 Nov.2019/ USA)
  • Kolkata International Film Festival (8-15 Nov.2019/ India)
  • International Film Festival India “Goa”(20-28 Nov.2019/ India)
  • Cairo International Film Festival (20-29 Nov.2019/ Egypt)
  • Int’l Crime & Punishment F.F. (22-28 Nov.2019/ Turkey)
  • Hainan Island International Film Festival (1-8 Dec, 2019/ China)
  • Dhaka International Film Festival (11-19 Jan.2020/Bangladesh)