Short films by Iranian women directors

Saturday, 28.5.2022, 8.30 pm

Selection: Ghasideh Golmakani

For friends of short film, director and curator Ghasideh Golmakani has selected recent works by female filmmakers.

Mask
IR 2021 15 min
R: Nava Rezvani
A young woman undergoes plastic surgery for the sake of her boyfriend – but he is not happy with the result.

Faranak
2021 16 min
R: Mehrnoosh Alia
Fired from his job, behind on his rent and abandoned by his wife, a burnt-out Uber driver gets an unusual passenger.

Iranian Bag
IR, GB 2020 8 min
R: Maryam Tafakory
In post-revolutionary Iranian cinema, the handbag often serves as a substitute for human touch, sometimes to hilarious effect.

Shadow of the Fox
IR 2021 11 min
R: Noushin Meraji
Shahram’s wife has left him, and while he struggles with a mental crisis at home, he has to answer questions from his teenage daughter.

Report on a Termination
IR 2021 15 min
R: Tahereh Shabanian
A young journalist who wants to report on the dismissal of workers encounters resistance and is fired herself.

An Ordinary Ring
IR 2018 15 min
R: Nava Rezvani
Nurse Neda steals her colleague’s wedding ring to pretend she is about to get married on another shift.

My Dark City
The dualism of dream and reality, passion and and sorrow, here and there – told as an animation with poems by Volha Hapeyeva.

Mask
Faranak
Iranian bag
Shadow of the Fox
Report on a Termination
An Ordinary Ring
My Dark City
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