Sudabeh Mortezai’s JOY to the Lido

The Venice Festival's Giornate degli Autori section will host the world premiere of Sudabeh Mortezai's much-anticipated new film JOY – the story of a young woman from Nigeria caught in the vicious cycle of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. While hoping to give her little daughter a better life, Joy finds herself trapped in an unmerciful system, that makes her a victim and an accomplice at the same time.