Esmaeel Monsef, born in Iran in 1976, is a graduate of the Behandish Cinema School of Tehran. A founding member of the Association of Independent Iranian Filmakers, he has edited over 40 shorts, documentaries and features and received numerous festival awards for his first short film, ‘OYAN’.
This soldier’s tale begins when a female item appears in the barracks. A red skirt becomes more than a simple piece of clothing in a tale that blends the insouciant with the profound.
Screened with Kahrizak, Four Views.
Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival
Yrevan International Film Festival
Telluride Film Festival
Message to Man International Film Festival
Asiatica Film Mediale
Chicago International Film Festival
Beijing First Film Festival
International Short Film Festival Winterthur
Leeds International Film Festival
Sequence short-Film Festival
Glasgow Short Film Festival
International Oriental Film Festival
Oriental Film Festival – Winner of Jury’s Special Mention