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Seven Blind Women Filmmakers
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directed by Mohammad Shirvani, 1973- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 46 mins
In Spring 2004, Mohd Shirvani decided to answer an old question in his mind - What should I do if I, as a film director, would become blind? I was wondering if I could keep making films. This film has been made by a number of blind women filmmakers to answer that question. I taught them how to narrate their own st...
directed by Mohammad Shirvani, 1973- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 46 mins
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زندگی همین است
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directed by Pirooz Kalantari, fl. 1999-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 43 mins
Armed with references to Existentialism and Woody Allen, the conversations of these Tehran University students could easily blend in at any Greenwich Village coffee shop. But unlike their democratic American counterparts, these young college intellectuals are powerless to change what they view as a stagnating soci...
directed by Pirooz Kalantari, fl. 1999-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 43 mins
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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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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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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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Lady Of The Roses = بانوی گل سرخ
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directed by Mojtaba Mirtamasb, fl. 1996-2011 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 52 mins
'Lady of the Roses' is the name given to the late Shahindokht Sanati, a lady who went to the Lalehzaar region of Kerman before the Islamic revolution. She replaced poppies with roses and opium with rosewater, and took this so far as to transform the agricultural destiny of a whole region. The story is told by Homa...
directed by Mojtaba Mirtamasb, fl. 1996-2011 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 52 mins
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زنانه
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directed by Mahnaz Afzali, 1963- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 55 mins
Filmed in a woman's restroom located in a public park in Iran's metropolitan center of Tehran, this documentary explodes Western stereotyping of women in Iran. The elder who runs the washroom offers a shoulder to cry on or tough love in a place where women, many of them especially marginalized because they are pro...
directed by Mahnaz Afzali, 1963- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 55 mins
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شوخی طبیعت
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directed by Mohammad Reza Arab, fl. 2006 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 7 mins
Director Mojtaba Mirtahmasb writes: "Trans-sexuality is a sexual identity disorder that is not regarded as an illness in our culture and people consider such individuals as having sexual perversion. Transsexuals are always mocked and rejected by their family and society." Stereotypes, misunderstandings, distincti...
directed by Mohammad Reza Arab, fl. 2006 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 7 mins
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