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Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

Anahita Ghazvinizadeh Biography Anahita Ghazvinizadeh (b1989, Tehran, Iran) is a filmmaker and writer. She got her BFA in cinema from Tehran University of Art and her MFA in studio arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Anahita has studied with Abbas Kiarostami and is influenced by


Ali Asgari

Ali Asgari Biography Ali Asgari born in 1982, Tehran.He is graduated from manegment in Iran and now is a student of cinema in Italy. He started his career as an assistant director and worked in 10 feature films and more than 30 short. His short films have been screened


Mohsen Amiryousefi

Mohsen Amiryousefi Biography Born in 1972 in Abadan, Mohsen Amiryousefi is a graduate of “Mathematics” from Isfahan University. He started making short and documentary films since 1997 and Stone Hands (2000) was a great success at home and abroad. His first feature film, Bitter Dream (2004) was selected for


Mohsen Abdulvahab

Mohsen Abdulvahab Biography Mohsen Abdolvahab was born in 1957 in Tehran. Abdolvahab is a graduate in Editing from the IRIB University. He began his cinematic career in 1980, editing over 30 documentary and feature films and producing 23 short documentaries and award-winning feature film documentaries. Previous film collaborations with


Mahmoud Ghaffari

Mahmoud Ghaffari Biography Born in 1976 in Tehran, Mahmoud Ghaffari entered the landscape of Iranian cinema with a dozen award-winning shorts, some of which received prizes from his home country. Very active on the Iranian television scene, in 2006 he produced two series, THE GREY GAME and THE ADMIRERS


Behnam Behzadi

Behnam Behzadi Biography Behnam Behzadi was born in 1972 in Boroujen, Iran and obtained a diploma in cinema from the faculty of “Seda & Cima” in Tehran in1995.
He began his artistic activities in the theatre and photography whilst directing shorts in 8mm & 16mm formats as well as video.Over


Saman Salur

Saman Salur Biography Saman Salur (born 1976 Boroujerd) is an award winning Iranian filmmaker and screen writer. His first long movie, Residents of Silent Land won award in Kyiv International Film Festival, Ukraine. His feature film Several Kilos of Dates for Burial Ceremony won Golden Leopard and Special Prize


Pirooza Kalantari

Pirooz Kalantari Biography Born in 1953 in Tehran, Pirooz Kalantari is a graduate of Tehran's High College of Film & TV in 1974. He started his career as journalist since 1986 and he collaborated with Film Monthly mostly as a film critic. He made his first documentary, The Refugee


Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi Biography Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French contemporary graphic novellist, illustrator, animated film director, and children's book author. Satrapi grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist movements in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution. She attended the Lycée Français there


Massoud Bakhshi

Massoud Bakhshi Biography Massoud, who was born in 1972 in Tehran, holds a special place in Iranian cinema, which is abounding with creativity. His talent becomes obvious in his documentaries, going from serious drama (IDENTIFICATION OF A WOMAN) to the most biting and caustic humour (TEHRAN HAS NO MORE