Shroud & Torrent
16 mm B&W / 6 min / 2003
Shroud and Torrent, is a contemporary fable, focusing on a young Moslem woman and her spiritual transformation. The film is inspired by the works of Iranian poets, 13th century’s Omar Khayyam and 20th century’s Forough Farokhzad.
Excerpt: 1:18 min
“In her hauntingly beautiful black and white film, Jila Nikpay addresses the issue of the role of religion and its codes in the everyday lives of Islamic people.”
— Diane Mullin, Associate Curator, Frederick R. Weisman Museum