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Amin = امین
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directed by Shahin Parhami, fl. 2007-2015 (Iran: Privately Published), 2 hours
Amin is the story of an ancient musical tradition and one man's struggle to preserve it. It is told using a unique approach to documentary storytelling that challenges the boundaries of fiction and reality. Amin Aghaie is a young modern nomad from the south of Iran. He has dedicated his life to preserving, documen...
directed by Shahin Parhami, fl. 2007-2015 (Iran: Privately Published), 2 hours
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Persian Catwalk
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directed by Marjan Alizadeh, fl. 2007-2009 (Canada: Life Media International, 2009), 56 mins
This documentary, directed by Marjan Alizadeh, is about a young Iranian woman who wants to be a model.
directed by Marjan Alizadeh, fl. 2007-2009 (Canada: Life Media International, 2009), 56 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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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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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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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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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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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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Lesson From Bam
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directed by Alireza Ghanie, fl. 2002 (Iran: Privately Published), 24 mins
Made 40 days after the 2003 earthquake in Bam, Iran killed over 68,000 people and destroyed the city's ancient mud-brick citadel, Lesson from Bam honors the Great Citadel - a heritage that is gone, but a memory that should be kept. Director Alireza Ghanie films the children of the Old Citadel School who now attend...
directed by Alireza Ghanie, fl. 2002 (Iran: Privately Published), 24 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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