Run Rostam Run

2017       Iran       12 minutes       15+

Rostam-the old Persian national hero- should travel to the future and come to contemporary Tehran, in order to make up for what he has done to his own son. In Tehran, he doesn’t know whether to choose the legal or illegal way to reach his legitimate goal.


  • Best Animator – 10th Tehran International Animation Festival Tehran
  • Best Director – 6th International Urban Film Festival Tehran
  • 33rd Warsaw Film Festival Warsaw
  • Gdansk International Animation Festival Gdansk
  • Award of Distinction – 8th Edukino Educational Film Festival Warsaw
  • 42nd Annecy International Animation Festival Annecy
  • 10th Rofife Short Film Festival Ankara
  • 9th Cinemi Cinema International Short Film Festival Arezzo
  • 5th International Festival of Short Films on Culture & Tourism
  • 4th Al-Nahj International Film Festival Kerbala
  • 6th International Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival
  • 2nd Wular Lake International Short Film Festival
  • 9th Golden Kuker International Animation Festival Sofia
  • 7th Prokuplje Film Festival ProFiFest
  • 12th River Film Festival Padova
  • 36th Rhode Island International Film Festival Rhode Island
  • 3rd Drunken Film Festival Bradgord
  • 22nd Seoul International Animated Festival Seoul
  • 16th Cinemadamare

Hossein Molayemi

Born in 1982, Shiraz,Iran. He received his M.A. in animation directing from Tehran University of Art. He started his professional career since 2004. Since then, he has worked as director, character designer, storyboard artist and animator in some animated short films, TV series and commercials and has won some awards so far. He also has taught directing, animating and character design in some universities and art institutes in Iran.

Hossein Molayemi
Persian with English Subtitles
Hossein Molayemi
Barfak Animation Studio
Hossein Molayemi, Azad Maroufi, Amir Saeed Alvandi
Mohsen Irani, Hossein Farzi-Zadeh

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