Any Day Now

Erster Schnee

Greek Premiere

13-year-old Ramin Mehdipour and his Iranian family have been living in a refugee center in Finland. Just as Ramin starts to enjoy the school holidays, the family receives the terrible news their asylum application has been denied. The Mehdipours file a final appeal, and they continue with their everyday lives, trying to keep a positive attitude despite the looming danger of deportation. As Ramin starts the new school year, every moment, every friendship will be more precious than ever.

Screening Schedule

No scheduled screenings.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Hamy Ramezan
Script: Hamy Ramezan, Antti Rautava
Cinematography: Arsen Sarkisiants
Editing: Joona Louhivuori
Sound: Svante Colerus
Music: Tuomas Nikkinen, Linda Arnkil
Actors: Aran-Sina Keshvari, Shahab Hosseini, Shabnam Ghorbani, Kimiya Eskandari, Ramin Mehdipour, Bahman Mehdipour, Mahtab Mehdipour, Donya Mehdipour
Production: Aamu Film Company
Producers: Jussi Rantamäki
Costumes: Kirsi Gum
Sets: Kari Kankaanpää
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Finland
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 82'
Contact: New Europe Film Sales

Age 11+

Hamy Ramezan

Hamy Ramezan is a Finnish-Iranian film director and screenwriter. Having fled persecution in Iran, and survived Yugoslav refugee camps as a young boy, Ramezan and his family arrived in Finland in 1990. He graduated from the film school at UCA, Franham in 2007 and has since completed several short films. His short film Listen (2015) premiered at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2015, has been screened at over 200 festivals, and was nominated for Best Short Film at European Film Awards. Any Day Now is his feature debut.

Filmography

2009 Over the Fence (short)
2014 Keys of Heaven (short)
2015 Listen (short)
2020 Any Day Now