Bahman Kiarostami


Bahman Kiarostami (born 1978, Tehran) made his first film ‘Morteza Momayez: Father of Iranian Contemporary Graphic Design’ in 1996. His films have been shown at numerous international film festivals and the focus of his documentaries have been primarily on art and music, but also cover the visible yet obscured and unnoticed details which define post revolutionary Iran. He was recently the winner of Best Documentary at the London Iranian Film Festival (2011) and his documentary ‘Shiraz’as part of ‘Taste of Iran series’ was voted as Best Documentary of the year by the viewers of BBC World news. Bahman was also the recipient of Best Director Award at Middle East Film Festival (2003).

Films at the Festival