We were created out of love, but something has been taken away from us.

Meet Jasmina and Miriam, who took the courage to break free from a life of despair.

Directors: Star Bazancir, Jasmina Pusök
Sweden, 2022
15:35 min | trailer

About Star Bazancir
Star Bazancir is an animator and an independent filmmaker living in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the creator of the animated short films Conversation (2018), Let go (2020) and the short documentary Courage (2022).

About Jasmina Pusök
Jasmina Pusök lives in Stockholm and is currently working for the non-profit organization Talita. She is one of the interviewees and the co-director of the short documentary Courage (2022).

Director of Courage (2022)
Director of Courage (2022)




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