The Virgin and Child

A feature film by Binevsa Berivan, 77'


Avesta, a young Kurdish-Yazidi woman and ISIS survivor, winds up in Brussels to wreak vengeance upon the man who enslaved her. Between a struggle for justice that sees her revisit her darkest hours, and having to mother an unwelcome child, Avesta fights to be heard whatever it takes.


  • Hêvîn Tekîn
  • Laëtitia Eïdo
  • Isabelle De Hertogh
  • Farida Ouchani
  • Barbara Sarafian
  • Flonja Khodeli
  • Roda Fawaz
  • Kris Cuppens
  • Denis Mpunga
  • Zirek Ahmet

Awards / Festivals

  • Film Festival d'Ostende - Avant première - 30/01/24