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2013 Festival Program

During 2nd Persian International Film Festival, over the course of 11 days and screenings of 35 features, shorts and documentaries, our audience got to enjoy some of the best Persian cinema had to offer. For those who were lucky enough to attend one of our special sessions with Niki Karimi, they gained an insight into her films both as an actress and director.

Our retrospective program this year also offered audiences an opportunity to review some of the best films of the last fifty years of Iranian cinema.

Festival Guest

The award-winning Iranian actor, screenwriter and director, Niki Karimi, was festival’s guest special guest in 2013.

Her films One NightA Few Days Later and Final Whistle were screened during the festival followed by Q&A. She also held a master class with the students of Sydney Film School.


Niki Karimi
Niki Karimi

Retrospective: 50 Years of Iranian Cinema

We showcased some of the masterpieces produced in Iran from 1969 to 2009, to celebrate Iranian Cinema and the filmmakers who with their innovative works paved the path for future generations.

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Gilaneh

Dir: Mohsen Abdolvahab | 2005

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The Cow

Dir: Dariush Mehrjui | 1969

Feature Films

Short Films

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Duet

Dir: Navid Danesh | 2012

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Needle

Dir: Anahita Ghazvinizadeh | 2013

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Horn

Dir: Roohollah Masroor | 2007

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