Short films 4: Teheran Nostalgia

Sun., 2. June 2019 | 18:00 | Filmforum

Short film focus on »Visions of Iran«

Love in Close Up
short film IR 2019,  49‘
director: Iman Behrouzi

Red Dress
Video/Re-Performance,
IR 2012, 5‘
director: Mohammad Hosseini

A film and a video circle around the “Urban Legend” of Yaghout, the so called “Lady in Red”: In “Love in Close Up” three women dressed in red tell their love stories to a car driver/director. “Red Dress” documents a performance on the central Ferdowsi Square.

Followed by conversation with Iman Behrouzi.

Tehran Derby
short documentary, D/IR 2016, 20‘ director: Simon Ostermann

The Islamic Republic of Iran is divided – into red and blue. It is the day of Derby in Tehran. Esteghlal against Persepolis: 100,000 men pray for salvation. Is this really all about football?

Trailer Tehran Derby

Directors

Iman Behrouzi (*1984 in Shiraz) studied film in Tehran. Currently PhD in Cologne. A Movie for You” was shown at the Visions du Réel and the Zurich Film Festival 2015.

Simon Ostermann (*1986 in Frankfurt a. M.) 2008: Cultural Studies in Frankfurt (Oder). Since 2012 studies in directing at the KONRAD WOLF. Max-Ophüls-Prize 2016 for “Route B96”.

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