Dada Saltaneh

Hadi Ahmadi

This video is no longer available

Hadi Ahmadi, Dada Saltaneh (still), 2017.

Festival Forum: New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival 2021 Dada Saltaneh
Hadi Ahmadi

25 Minutes
Rojhilat, East Kurdistan

Festival Forum

October 7–21, 2021

Dada Saltana has had a keen interest in cinema since childhood. She tries to achieve her goals, but her circumstances are stacked against her. Despite the odds, Dada Sultana does not give up.

Dada Saltaneh is one of twelve films picked by the programmers of the fifth edition of the New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival as part of a special feature on e-flux Video & Film, streaming for two weeks from October 7–21 and accompanied by a conversation between the festival’s founder Xeyal Qertel and e-flux’s Lukas Brasiskis. See the full program here.

The program is part of the series Festival Forum on e-flux Video & Film, presenting collaborations with established and emerging moving-image festivals from around the world.

For more information, contact program [​at​] e-flux.com.

Film, Feminism
Documentary, Middle East
Return to New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival 2021
Return to Festival Forum

Hadi Ahmadi (b. 1991, Baneh, Eastern Kurdistan) earned his academic degree in Cinema in Iran. Since 2007, he has collaborated on more than twenty short and long film projects as Assistant Editor, Assistant Director, and Sound Recorder.


e-flux announcements are emailed press releases for art exhibitions from all over the world.

Agenda delivers news from galleries, art spaces, and publications, while Criticism publishes reviews of exhibitions and books.

Architecture announcements cover current architecture and design projects, symposia, exhibitions, and publications from all over the world.

Film announcements are newsletters about screenings, film festivals, and exhibitions of moving image.

Education announces academic employment opportunities, calls for applications, symposia, publications, exhibitions, and educational programs.

Sign up to receive information about events organized by e-flux at e-flux Screening Room, Bar Laika, or elsewhere.

I have read e-flux’s privacy policy and agree that e-flux may send me announcements to the email address entered above and that my data will be processed for this purpose in accordance with e-flux’s privacy policy*

Thank you for your interest in e-flux. Check your inbox to confirm your subscription.