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The White Balloon goes back to her home country of Iran after five years of living in Europe to ask her old friends to play in her film. To her surprise, her friends are reluctant to help her, blaming her for going along with European stereotypes. Frustrated by this, the White Balloon gets into a fight with her best friend Ayan.
Vida Dena (°1984, Tehran) is an Iranian artist who is currently living and working in Brussels, Belgium. She received her Bachelor degree in Architecture in Tehran. In the summer of 2009 she left for Sweden to continue her Master in Fine Arts at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, finally to obtain a Master degree in Audiovisual Art - Film from KASK school of arts Ghent in 2015. Self‐censorship, double identity and dislocation are the core ideas of her work. From each artistic concept follows the appropriate choice of media, and Vida works with films, drawings, and mixed media installations.