35^ Lovers Film Festival
Future Lovers


by Nicolas Greinacher
Country: Switzerland
Year: 2020
Duration: 14'

Ayaneh is a young Afghan refugee who lives in Switzerland. She meets Anna while at the pool: attraction sparks immediately. But Ayaneh's will of liberation from tradition’s heavy burden doesn’t go unnoticed to her family.


film director

Nicolas Greinacher

Swiss Nicolas Greinacher made his debut in 2013 with Forgive/Forgotten, followed by the short film Sandrine (2014) and the documentary Maximilian (2016). Ayaneh was included in the long list of nominees for best short film at the 2020 Oscars.


& Credits

Sceneggiatura/Screenplay Nicolas Greinacher
Montaggio/Editing Rolf Lang
Fotografia/Photography Carlotta Holy-Steinemann
Suono/Sound Jacques Kieffer
Musica/Music Ilario Circosta
Interpreti/Cast Afsaneh Dehrouyeh, Ladina von Frisching, Mo Ahmadi, Mithra Zahedi
Produttore/Producer Rajko Jazbec, Dario Schoch