Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1978 • Iran
A short film by Hossein Torabi. The story begin with a boy’s routine visit to optometrist. He has poor eyesight and is prescribed with glasses. That is the beginning of the troubles for the little boy, who lives with his single mother in poor outskirt...
During the times when Tehran hosts foreign dignitaries, the local authorities clean up Tehran’s urban image through an ‘urban beautification’ process which includes the rounding up of unsavory characters from the city streets; i.e. drug addicts and prostitutes. The men are released after a few da...
Directed by Mahdi Moniri • 2009 • Iran
A child in the southern forests of Babol has to protect his flock without any help. Desperately lonely, he endures harsh winters and physical hardships, while dreaming of a different future.