FIREFLIES

Ramin is a young Iranian man living and working illegally in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico. He longs to travel to Turkey to be closer to his native land and his secret boyfriend, but circumstances make it all but impossible. His nostalgia and melancholy are confronted with new relationships in Veracuz, and he slowly begins to recover his own desire for love and friendship. Ramin is a young Iranian man living and working illegally in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico. He longs to travel to Turkey to be closer to his native land and his secret boyfriend, but circumstances make it all but impossible. His nostalgia and melancholy are confronted with new relationships in Veracuz, and he slowly begins to recover his own desire for love and friendship. Fireflies is a powerful film about the harrowing consequences of exile and being perpetually cast in the role of otherness. Ramin’s dilemmas force him to own his situation and ultimately find a way to forge his true path, for perhaps the first time in his young

  • Arash Marandi, Edwarda Gurrola, Luis Alberti, Eligio Melendez, Eduardo Mendizábal
  • Bani Khoshnoudi
  • Bani Khoshnoudi
  • 85 minutes
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