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Director: Saeideh Akhkan
Producer: Saeideh Akhkan

Payya is a 12-year-old Iranian-Candian boy asking his parents for a dog for years. Yaar is the story of how he got his dog. It is also about a rare disease that he was diagnosed with. It shows how the boy has connected to his roots and insists on finding a Persian name for his dog.