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Maryam's Sins
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directed by Parisa Shahandeh, fl. 2003 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
In southwest Iran, a man commits a 'chastity murder' -- he beheads his 7-year-old daughter when he believes that she had been raped by her uncle. Through interviews with the family members (including two young children who had witnessed the murder) and law enforcement officers, the after-effects of this horrific...
directed by Parisa Shahandeh, fl. 2003 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
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Red, White And The Green
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directed by Nader Davoodi, fl. 2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 57 mins
Iranians weigh in on the 2009 presidential election, in the weeks prior. Supporters of both Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (then the President of Iran) and Mir-Houssein Mousavi are interviewed. And then, there are those who believe that a rigged voting system will bring about a presidential elect, chosen by the government...
directed by Nader Davoodi, fl. 2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 57 mins
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Wake Up Arezoo
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directed by Kianoosh Ayyari, 1951-; performed by Ehsan Rezvani, fl. 2005, Mahdi Jafari, fl. 2009-2012 and Behnaz Jafari, fl. 1999-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 21 mins
Director Kianoosh Ayari's story of human tragedy and survival begins with a devastating earthquake that hits a town and nearby village without warning. He works with only two professional actors and some survivors of the December 26, 2003 earthquake that devastated the 2,000-year-old southern Iranian city of Bam,...
directed by Kianoosh Ayyari, 1951-; performed by Ehsan Rezvani, fl. 2005, Mahdi Jafari, fl. 2009-2012 and Behnaz Jafari, fl. 1999-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 21 mins
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آن روزهای خوب!
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directed by Hassan Rastgar, fl. 2006-2007 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 5 mins
This film is in two parts. In the first part, a woman with four kids who is four-months pregnant finds out that she's been infected with HIV. The film follows her and how she's been infected through her once-addicted husband. The couple is just worried if their baby would be infected too, however, this is not an e...
directed by Hassan Rastgar, fl. 2006-2007 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 5 mins
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اسیر، انتظار
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directed by Mohammad Ahmadi, fl. 2010-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 23 mins
This lovely short film is in the form of a poetic visual letter composed by an Iranian prisoner of war held in an Iraq concentration camp. During his long twenty-year captivity he writes to his child once a year, not certain if the child is a boy or a girl since his wife was pregnant when he as captured. The film...
directed by Mohammad Ahmadi, fl. 2010-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 23 mins
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شاعر زباله ها
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directed by Mohammad Ahmadi, fl. 2010-2012; performed by Leila Hatami, 1972-, Mohammad Eskandari, fl. 1971-2005 and Saber Abbar, fl. 2005-2013 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 17 mins
After administering rigorous examinations in science, religion and politics, the Iranian government assigns a handful of men from the nation's unemployed millions to the undignified job of street-cleaning. The crew is made up of ambitious young dreamers, including a pilot who stares into the sky and a musician who...
directed by Mohammad Ahmadi, fl. 2010-2012; performed by Leila Hatami, 1972-, Mohammad Eskandari, fl. 1971-2005 and Saber Abbar, fl. 2005-2013 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 17 mins
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طلا و مس
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directed by Homayoun Asadian, fl. 2005-2012; performed by Javad Ezati, fl. 2009-2011, Behrouz Shaibi, fl. 2011-2011 and Negar Javaherian, fl. 2008-2013 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 34 mins
The story focuses on a Koranic student, Seyed, who has just moved to Tehran with his wife, Zahra, and two small children. When Zahra is diagnosed with a debilitating disease, Seyed must learn about things he's never considered, including cooking, shopping, and diaper changing. He studies by day and at night assume...
directed by Homayoun Asadian, fl. 2005-2012; performed by Javad Ezati, fl. 2009-2011, Behrouz Shaibi, fl. 2011-2011 and Negar Javaherian, fl. 2008-2013 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 34 mins
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قطار ساعت صفر
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directed by Babak Shirinsefat, fl. 2005 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
A woman tries to find her roots (and her real parents) on a trip to Iran.
directed by Babak Shirinsefat, fl. 2005 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
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پروانه در خواب
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directed by Mazdak Mirabedini, fl. 2008-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 4 mins
Psychotherapist Dr. Ali Zamani listens to and records seven prospective new patients, as they talk about their psychological and emotional problems. At the end of the day, Dr. Zamani has to choose only one of them to continue with the treatment, but Dr. Zamani has to tackle his own emotions as he tries to do so....
directed by Mazdak Mirabedini, fl. 2008-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 4 mins
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Fish and Cat
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(Iranian Independents), 1 hour 16 mins
This mysterious drama tells of a group of university students camping at a lakeside for a kite-flying competition. The film, which is narrated in a single shot, is inspired by a true story of human flesh being served in restaurants in northern Iran in the 90s. (These restaurants were later shut down.) Tension buil...
(Iranian Independents), 1 hour 16 mins
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