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Duet
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directed by Kiarash Anvari, 1977- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 17 mins
In September 2001 when the world was in shock by the attacks on the World Trade Center, in another part of the world, in a peaceful and mountainside area of Iran, a retired and paralyzed soldier of Iran-Iraq war is struggling to bring peace.
directed by Kiarash Anvari, 1977- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 17 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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Straight Line of a Circle = خط مستفیم دایره
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directed by Amir Moussavi, fl. 2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 25 mins
With mesmerizing cinematography, this film examines a single Iranian man's journey (or are there three men?) through a complex warping and weaving of time and space. In front of a faceless building, a man boards a plain bus at a featureless stop. As the bus pulls up beside a man and woman in an adjacent car, disco...
directed by Amir Moussavi, fl. 2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 25 mins
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Wedlock
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directed by Rouhollah Hejazi, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Mehdi Davari, fl. 2011-2017, Iranian Independents (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2013), 1 hour 22 mins
The Mahmoodis live in an old large house, having traditional values and beliefs. They have decided to renovate the building. Mrs Mahmoodi's niece arrives with her architect husband to take care of the renovation. Conflicts about renovating the house expand to their relations and connections. It is gradually reveal...
directed by Rouhollah Hejazi, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Mehdi Davari, fl. 2011-2017, Iranian Independents (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2013), 1 hour 22 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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صبحی دیگر
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directed by Nasser Refaie, fl. 2002-2006; performed by Raya Nasiri, fl. 1993-2011 and Nezam Manouchehri, fl. 2002-2008 (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2009), 1 hour 29 mins
Another Morning focuses on an office worker who is struggling to deal with the emotional fallout in the wake of his wife's death. Shell-shocked by his loss, the man walks around as if in a daze, his pain simmering just below the surface. Although the protagonist's attraction to one of his female coworkers offers...
directed by Nasser Refaie, fl. 2002-2006; performed by Raya Nasiri, fl. 1993-2011 and Nezam Manouchehri, fl. 2002-2008 (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2009), 1 hour 29 mins
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عصر جمعه
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directed by Mona Zandi Haghighi, fl. 2006; performed by Mehrdad Sedighian, fl. 2006-2006, Hanieh Tavassoli, fl. 2006-2006 and Roya Nonahali, 1961- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 5 mins
Banefsheh searches for her long-lost sister, Shaghayegh, in the city of Tehran. Years ago, Shaghayegh had been thrown out of the family by her father, when he found out that she was pregnant. After years of struggle, Shaghayegh now goes by the name of Sogand, runs a home salon and does her best to raise her teen...
directed by Mona Zandi Haghighi, fl. 2006; performed by Mehrdad Sedighian, fl. 2006-2006, Hanieh Tavassoli, fl. 2006-2006 and Roya Nonahali, 1961- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 5 mins
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The First Film
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directed by Panah Panahi, fl. 2009 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 27 mins
Panah Panahi tackles the innocent and not so innocent joys of Iranian life, revealing the thought processes of his generation.
directed by Panah Panahi, fl. 2009 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 27 mins
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Women Come Out Of The House
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directed by Manijeh Hekmat, 1962- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 27 mins
This documentary features Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian activist who won the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize award for her efforts promoting human rights in Iran. It presents a realistic picture of shifting identities for Iranian women today and defies stereotypes by showing a variety of Iranian women in rural and urban areas,...
directed by Manijeh Hekmat, 1962- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 27 mins
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