Far Tides is a dual portrait of two women from very different backgrounds, who become friends as they navigate together through the depths of their fears. Setareh, afraid of cold deep water since a traumatizing event that took place when she was 18 years old and freshly married to her cousin. Sophie, going through a painful divorce and saying goodbye to her dream home and a decade of memories.
Born in Iran, 1981, Setareh achieved a BA in film directing sooreh University-Tehran, has been working in film production and as a director since. Moving to Jordan, 2009, she made a shift in her career, received an MFA in Producing-Editing from RSICA, has made award-winning short documentary and fiction films. Setareh has participated in DocNomads course and nowadays working in her first feature documentary, “I Remember”.