It was My City (8”), Reverence (15”), American Bull (15”), Violet (15”), Hanged (13”), Icky(5”)
Women in Iran: Short Films #1
Exam (15”), Absent Wound (10”) The Visit (14”), Grandad was a Romantic (5”), The Role (15”), The Toaster I Used to Live in (7”), Tangle (7”)
Numbness (Bi Hessi Mozeie)
The professional cynic and philosophy student Jahel lives together with his mentally unstable sister Mary, who suddenly enters into a marriage with the football-loving and apparently quite wealthy Shahrokh.
Formerly Youth Square (Meydane Javanan – Sabegh)
The journalist and filmmaker Mina Akbari looks at an old photograph showing seventy former members of the editorial staff of the newspaper “Jame’e”, taken at what was then “Youth Square”.
Ranger and Leopard (Vortex) & In the Realm of the Spider-Tailed Viper
Largely unnoticed by western audiences, the genre of Iranian nature films has reached a remarkable level. It takes us into a rich flora and fauna amidst overwhelming natural scenery.
The Alien (Namo)
The teacher Bakhtiyar was transferred to the Kurdish-speaking part of Iran. Social surveillance at home and at school makes it difficult for him and his family to arrive, especially as he does not want to simply submit.
None of Your Business (Va kas che)
The culture and history of the multicultural port city of Bandar Abbas is very different from that of central Iran. One of its most dazzling and tragic figures is the musician Ebrahim Monsefi.
The Unseen (Kaghazpareha)
Because of an upcoming state visit, the streets are “cleaned” of homeless people, sex workers and drug addicts and these are taken to special detention centres outside the city, deprived of their rights, dignity and freedom.
The Warden (Sorkhpoust)
Iran in the 1960s: In a wasteland in the south of the country, an old prison fortress is to make way for an airport. The ambitious Colonel Jahed supervises the eviction.
Death and the Judge (Marg Va Ghazi)
The notorious criminal judge Nourollah Aziz-Mohammadi has sentenced 4000 people to death in his 45 years of service – a world record.
When the Moon was Full (Shabi Ke Maah Kamel Shod)
Abdol-Hamid, from the border area between Iran and Pakistan, falls in love with Faezeh from Tehran. Soon after the wedding, she notices that Abdol-Hamid’s brother is becoming increasingly radicalised.
No Place for Angels (Jayi Baraye Fereshteha nist)
The history of the Iranian national women’s hockey team, which wants to participate in the Asian games in South Korea despite difficult starting conditions.