10th Edition

The largest film festival dedicated to Iranian Cinema and Persian-speaking filmmakers



Bahram Beizai

Biography Bahram Beyzai was born in Tehran, Iran

Jafar Panahi

Biography Jafar Panahi, one of the most important

Hassan Fathi

Biography Born in 1959 in Tehran, Hassan Fathi

Niki Karimi

Biography Niki Karimi was born in Tehran on

Mehdi Ganji

FILMOGRAPHY 2017   Puzzleys2014   I Want To

Amin Palangi

FILMOGRAPHY 2021 Tennessine 2019 Break 2018 Sheltered 2014

Afshin Hashemi

Biography Afshin Hashemi was born on October 12,

Alexandria Bombach

Biography Alexandria Bombach is an award-winning documentary filmmaker

Mo Scarpelli

Biography Mo is a non-fiction Director whose curiosity of

Davood Khayyam

Biography Davood Khayam is an Iranian film director

Majid Barzegar

FILMOGRAPHY 2020 The Rain Falls Where it Will2015

Tahmineh Milani

Biography Milani was known for touching controversial and

Amir Naderi

Biography Born on 15 August, 1946 in Abadan,

Bahman Ghobadi

Biography Bahman Ghobadi was born on February 1st,

Hiner Saleem

Biography Hiner Saleem (also transliterated as Hiner Salim)

Marjane Satrapi

Biography Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French contemporary

Saman Salur

Biography Saman Salur (born 1976 Boroujerd) is an

Mahmoud Ghafari

Born in 1976 in Tehran, Mahmoud Ghaffari entered the

Mania Akbari

Biography Mania Akbari was born in 1974 in

Narges Abyar

FILMOGRAPHY 2021 Ablagh2019 When the Moon was

Kazem Mollaie

Kazem Mollaie Director, Writer, Producer Kazem Mollaie

Tina Gharavi

Biography Tina Gharavi is a BAFTA-nominated Film/TV Director and

Shahram Mokri

FILMOGRAPHY 2020  Careless Crime2017 Invasion2013 Fish & Cat2009

Abbas Amini

FILMOGRAPHY 2020 The Slaughterhouse 2020 I’m Here 2018

Ida Panahandeh

FILMOGRAPHY 2020 Titi2018 The Nikaidos' Fall2017 Israfil2015 Nahid2011

Kaveh Mazaheri

Born 1981 in Tehran, Iran. An interest in cinema

Siddiq Barmak

Biography Siddiq Barmak (Born September 7, 1962) in

Pooya Badkoobeh

FILMOGRAPHY 2018 Dressage Pooya Badkoobeh Director, Writer

Milad Alami

Milad Alami was born in Iran 1982, grew up

Ahmad Moazzemi

Graduated of Cinema from IRIB College, Ahmad Moazzami started

Mohamad Kart

Mohammad Kart was born in Shiraz in 1987. He

Yaser Talebi

Yaser Talebi Director, Writer, Producer Insert

Payman Maadi

Payman Maadi Director, Writer, Producer Payman

Azadeh Mousavi

FILMOGRAPHY 2018   Finding Farideh2013   From Iran,

Kourosh Ataee

FILMOGRAPHY 2018 Finding Farideh2013 From Iran, A Separation

Arash Lahooti

FILMOGRAPHY 2018 Orange Days2016 Pale Blue (documentary)2015 Hero

Kianoush Ayari

Kianoush Ayari Director, Writer Kianoush Ayari is a

Siavash Jamali

Sivash Jamali Director, Producer Siavash Jamali was born

Ata Mehrad

Ata Mehrad Director, Producer, Cinematographer Born

Kamran Heidari

Kamran Heidari Director, Writer, Producer Kamran

Siamak Etemadi

Siamak Etemadi Director, Writer Siamak Etemadi was born

Mahnaz Mohammadi

Mahnaz Mohammadi Director, Writer Well-known for her provocative

Mehrdad Oskouei

Mehrdad Oskouei Director, Writer, Producer Mehrdad Oskouei

Nima Javidi

FILMOGRAPHY 2014 Melbourne2019 The Warden 2020 Sun Children