A filmmaker searches to uncover her family’s Iranian past. Excavating the formative memories of her grandmother, mother, and self, JOONAM explores the evolving shape of girlhood - and, with it, the complex relationships between mother and daughter, Iran and America, and the immigrant experience as it ripples over time.

Sierra Urich Sierra Urich

Sierra Urich is an artist and filmmaker. She received her BFA in Illustration and Film/Animation from the RISD in 2013. In 2017 she received the Emerging Artist Scholarship as an artist-in-residence... more»

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Photo credit: Sierra Urich

Genre: Documentary