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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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No Entry for Men
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directed by Rambod Javan, 1971-; produced by Ali Sartipi, 1961-, Filmiran (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2011), 1 hour 42 mins
This charming romantic comedy takes place in an all girls' school. The Olympiad teacher is not able to teach anymore because of her pregnancy. Against her better judgement, the sternly protective spinster principal decides to break the school's rule for the first time ever and hire a male teacher. A hilarious batt...
directed by Rambod Javan, 1971-; produced by Ali Sartipi, 1961-, Filmiran (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2011), 1 hour 42 mins
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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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اشکان، انگشتر متبرک و داستان های دیگر
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directed by Shahram Mokri, fl. 2009-2011; performed by Amir-Hossein Asani, fl. 2009, Sadaf Ahmadi, fl. 2008-2010 and Mohammad Abbasi, fl. 2003-2011 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 30 mins
A young man repeatedly tries to kill himself. Two blind man rope him in for a jewelry heist. The policemen try to capture them. A runaway couple. Two hitmen. A medical student, her pet fish, and a charmed ring. The many characters in this film meet, showing the causality of each of their actions. Awards/Fes...
directed by Shahram Mokri, fl. 2009-2011; performed by Amir-Hossein Asani, fl. 2009, Sadaf Ahmadi, fl. 2008-2010 and Mohammad Abbasi, fl. 2003-2011 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 30 mins
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بمب ساعتی
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directed by Hassan Rastgar, fl. 2006-2007 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 27 mins
When Hussein was seven, he contracted hemophilia, hepatitis and AIDS due to a government-approved blood transfusion. Despite its obvious guilt, the fledgling Iranian government abandoned him to deal with his condition alone. Director Hasan Rastagar blurs the foundations of reality by intertwining raw documentary f...
directed by Hassan Rastgar, fl. 2006-2007 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 27 mins
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بیست
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directed by Abdolreza Kahani, fl. 2008-2012; performed by Mehran Ahmadi, fl. 2008-2012, Ali Reza Khamseh, fl. 1982-2010 and Mahtab Karamati, 1970- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 25 mins
Mr. Soleimani has been advised by his psychologist to close down his reception hall. And so, he announces to his staff, that he will be closing the hall in twenty days. But his staff - consisting of a crippled man and his wife, a single mother and a struggling actor - are desperate for him to change his mind. T...
directed by Abdolreza Kahani, fl. 2008-2012; performed by Mehran Ahmadi, fl. 2008-2012, Ali Reza Khamseh, fl. 1982-2010 and Mahtab Karamati, 1970- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 25 mins
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زندان زنان
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directed by Manijeh Hekmat, 1962-; performed by Pegah Ahangarani, fl. 2001-2012, Roya Taymourian, 1959- and Roya Nonahali, 1961- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 41 mins
Tahereh comes aboard this women's prison as the new warden. Tough and determined to get the prison into shape, she takes a harsh stance and believes that she can break each and every one of her inmates into submission. In particular, Mitra, who is in jail for having killed her abusive stepfather. Over the cours...
directed by Manijeh Hekmat, 1962-; performed by Pegah Ahangarani, fl. 2001-2012, Roya Taymourian, 1959- and Roya Nonahali, 1961- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 41 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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شبانه
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directed by Keivan Alimohammadi, fl. 2006 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 38 mins
While attending a friend's party, Shabnam, an accomplished photographer, receives the message that her brother Hamed, a well-known war photojournalist, has been critically injured. To help calm her down, one of Shabnam's friends offers her a sedative. However, as her sense of reality begins to shift, Shabnam real...
directed by Keivan Alimohammadi, fl. 2006 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 38 mins
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صداها
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directed by Farzad Motamen, fl. 2000-2012; performed by Pegah Ahangarani, fl. 2001-2012, Roya Nonahali, 1961- and Atila Pesiani, fl. 1988-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2009), 1 hour 22 mins
Three apartments, one building, and the voices which run throughout. With a non-linear narrative, the lives and relationships of three residents are slowly revealed. And the chain of events leading up to a bloody murder is discovered. Festivals: Dhaka International Film Festival; Best of Iran Film Festival, Amste...
directed by Farzad Motamen, fl. 2000-2012; performed by Pegah Ahangarani, fl. 2001-2012, Roya Nonahali, 1961- and Atila Pesiani, fl. 1988-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2009), 1 hour 22 mins
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