Excerpts and trailers of recent narrative and documentary shorts I have directed and edited. To see more work visit www.jilanikpay.com

Ways of Becoming (2013)  / TRT8:30 min 

Excerpt: 1:30 min

Jila Nikpay / writer / director / editor

A woman’s memory of her failed relationship and her unexpected encounter with a stray dog intermix to create an uncanny sense of reality, where the protagonist has to face her true feeling.

Happy Republic (2015) / TRT 14:30 min

Trailer

Jila Nikpay / writer / director / cinematographer / editor

Eva and Utkan deal in the illegal market of pharmaceutical drugs for the elderly until something grim happens during one of the deliveries.

Divided (2014) / TRT 8:30 min

Trailer

Jila Nikpay / writer / director / cinematographer / editor

Separated as children, identical twin sisters, Alpha and Alice live in parallel worlds. Alice plans the ultimate sacrifice to rescue Alpha, who is imprisoned in a dystopian society.

Hour of the Dark (2011)  / TRT 6:40 min

Trailer

Jila Nikpay / writer / director / editor

Haunted by the massive unrest and brutality in her homeland, a distraught exile descends into a personal nightmare.