Joy (2018)
First screened in October 2018
Director: Sudabeh Mortezai. Cast: Anwulika Alphonsus, Mariam Sanusi, Angela Ekeleme Pius, Gift Igweh, Sandra John, Chika Kipo, Ella Osagie, Christian Ludwig, Mary Kreutzer. Screenplay: Sudabeh Mortezai.

Twitter Capsule: With strong images and agile play with structure, shows personal and systemic sides of overlooked yet all-too-common dilemmas.

VOR:   Rare and powerful in execution but also in ambition: on the realpolitik of modern sex work, on race and migration, on contemporary Europe...

Photo © 2018 FreibeuterFilm

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Chicago International Film Festival: Silver Hugo (Grand Jury Prize)

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