Destiny is a poignant profile of a young woman finding her independent voice in the wake of her mother's tragic passing and her father's need for daily assistance.

Director: Yaser Talebi | 2022 | 53 Min.
Language: Persian (Mazani) with English subtitles

Country: Iran
German Premiere

Screenings and tickets

Sunday 2 June 2024, 13:00

Friday 31 May 2024, 15:00

This film is screened with: Symphony of The Knots


Selected Festivals:


  • Docpoint – Helsinki

  • Millenium Film Festival

  • DOXA Documentary Film Festival

  • Ethnocineca – International Documentary Film Festival Vienna


  • Girona Film Festival


  • Best Documentary at the Krakow Film Festival

  • Prix de l'audace at the Festival Tous Courts

  • Best Director Award at the Jeonju International Short Film Festival

  • Best Foreign Short Film award at the Copenhagen Short Film Festival


Yaser Talebi is an Iranian film director, producer, screenwriter, and editor. His documentaries are characterized by the observational method, which seeks to avoid judgment and allow everyday reality to unfold. He has created several documentaries for television, including a series of travel documentaries that explore history, civilization, rituals, traditions, ancient sites, and food. His previous work, "Beloved," received several awards, including the Best Audience Film at Hot Docs 2019 and was among the Top 10 Best Audience Award winners at IDFA 2018.