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Original name: (Hobab/حباب )

Short-film/Drama, 18 min, 2017, Color, Iran/Australia

Director: Ronak Taher

Writer: Ronak Taher

Producer: Ronak Taher

Cast: Melissa Zakeri, Pedram Sharifi, Mahyar Rahattalab


Bubble introduces a couple on holiday visiting family. Having recently discovered that his father has cancer, Payam must decide whether to return to his adopted country with his wife, or stay and care for his Father.

Director’s Bio:

Ronak Taher is an Iranian-Australian filmmaker and visual artist based in Melbourne, Australia. She studied Visual Art (Graphic Design) in Iran and completed her Masters in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Melbourne University. Ronak’s Paintings are installed in Melbourne suburbs as light boxes and wall murals. Her illustrative books are published in Iran, Australia and France.


Sydney Film Festival 2018 – Nominated for Dendy Award for Best Australian Short film

WINNER of Master of Film and TV Best Production script Award.