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  • Fight Feast

    بزم رزم
    Directed by Vahid Hosseini • 2018 • Iran
    Fight Feast is about the vicissitudinous story of Iranian music between 1979-1989, the years just after the revolution through the end of Iran-Iraq war. The narrative of restrictions and obstacles told by musicians, composers, and state authorities...

  • First Case, Second Case

    قضیه شکل اول، شکل دوم
    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1979 • Iran
    This banned and rarely seen pseudo-documentary by Kiarostami is a testimony to his seldom acknowledged political shrewdness and his objective, complex perspective on the tumultuous events of the late 70s in Iran, culminating in the ...

  • Flax To Fire

    Movie

    Directed by Bahram Azimpour • 2017 • Iran
    Flax to Fire depicts the life and work of Aliasghar Hajibaba, an elite Iranian industrialist and entrepreneur. Originally trained as a quilt-maker in his youth, he manages to start an independent business in the midst of a tumultuous life. With the help o...

  • For Freedom
    Movie + 1 extra

    For Freedom

    Movie + 1 extra

    Pure “Direct Cinema”: Hossein Torabi films the events without knowing their outcome: Processions of mourning and jubilation, scenes after the fire in the “Cinema Rex” in Abadan, southern Iran, in which 377 viewers died; the famous interview with the Shah – shortly before his departure at Mehrabad...

  • Formerly Youth Square

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Mina Akbari • 2019 • Iran
    Journalist Mina Akbari’s FORMERLY YOUTH SQUARE opens with a photograph of a group of 70 journalists taken about 20 years ago in Javanan Square. Of those, only six continue to work in their profession, including the filmmaker. Many emigrated after the 2009 unr...

  • Freedom In The Fog

    آزادی در مِه
    Directed by Nasser Saffarian • 2007 • Iran
    This intriguing short portrays the lifestyle of a Spanish woman living in Washington D.C. as she protests the American occupation of Iraq. Residing in a tent directly outside of the White House, Conception Picciotto is a constant presence am...

  • Gas, Fire, Wind

    گاز آتش باد
    Directed by Kamran Shirdel • 1986 • Iran
    After the Revolution Shirdel continued to make commissioned films as an independent filmmaker. mostly industrials. He made two Oil Films for the Oil Ministry, "Gas, Fire, Wind" is one of them.

  • Genaveh Project

    طرح گناوه
    Directed by Kamran Shirdel • 1988 • Iran
    A documentary about designing and executing the major project of laying four undersea pipelines connected to four oil terminals in persian gulf.

  • Ghamsar Rosewater

    گلاب قمصر
    Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1971 • Iran
    A documentary about the village of Ghamsar, the historic hub of making rose water in Iran, depicting the traditions of making their famed perfume.

  • Friends At Work

    Movie

    Directed by Mohsen Abdolvahab • 2017 • Iran
    In 1983, amidst the hardships of post-revolutionary and war-torn Iran, a group of engineering classmates established a steel foundry near the city of Sari, in the North of Iran. Their main goal was to gain income for themselves and at the same time elim...

  • He

    مانکن‌های قلعه حسن خان
    Directed by Sam Kalantari • 2015 • Iran
    HE tells the story of the birth and life of some mannequins. They are all created in the same way but their faith is not the same.

  • Hey Humans

    آی آدم‌ها
    Directed by Rakhshan Banietemad • 2016 • Iran
    Through the charity organization, "Chain of Hope", a team of volunteer Iranian and French medical doctors treat underprivileged child patients from all over Iran in three branches of cardiac, orthopedics and rehabilitation to the highest sta...

  • Hidden

    پنهان‌شدگی
    Directed by Seyed Reza Razavi • 2019 • Iran
    A female documentary filmmaker in search of the person who had filmed a 20-second footage of a massacre during 1979 Iranian revolution.

  • Huguette Caland: Outside the Lines

    Directed by L’Or Iman Puymartin • 2019 • Lebanon
    This riveting documentary offers a window onto the life and work of the iconic artist, Huguette Caland. Earlier in her life, Caland lived in Lebanon where she married and raised three children, while studying Fine Arts at the American University in...

  • I Want To Be A King

    می‌خواهم شاه باشم
    Directed by Mehdi Ganji • 2015 • Iran
    Abbas has a dream: a dream that one day, he will be king of a tribe that will be revered by people the world over. The trouble is, he’s got a pretty busy day job. After two German tourists stumbled into his hut in nomadic Iran and left havin...

  • I, Akbar Etemad Split Atoms

    من اکبر اعتماد اتم می‌شکنم
    Directed by Vahid Hosseini • 2013 • Iran
    Akbar Etemad, born and raised in Hamadan, is the founder of the Iranian Organization of Atomic Energy and the first director of Bu-Ali-Sina University of Hamadan. He is known as the father of the nuclear science in Iran. This do...

  • I'm Just A Poet, Officer!

    من فقط شاعرم، جناب سروان!
    Directed by Nasser Saffarian • 2016 • Iran
    An intimist documentary on Iranian songwriter and poet Yaghma Golrouee. Alternating performance footage, poetic digressions and interviews with the poet, the film explores Iranian music and songwriting through the years, chiefly...

  • In Memoriam of a National Leader

    یادی از یک رهبر ملی
    Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1979 • Iran
    A short documentary about Dr.Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882 –1967), the democratically elected prime minister of Iran, who was removed from power with a coup orchestrated by British and American governments, and changed the fate of millions o...

  • In the Bathtub of the World

    Movie + 3 extras

  • Infidels (Koffar)

    Movie

    Directed by Bahman Kiarostami • 2003 • Iran
    Infidels (Koffar) is A Film about the Godars--Artist-Gypsies Living in Northern Iran. The film recounts the four ways which the Godars make their living: dancing, acting, hunting and music, and showcases their dedication to preserve their art and age-ol...

  • Into Thin Air

    گم و گور
    Directed by Mohammadreza Farzad • 2010 • Iran
    A short documentary film about the bloody massacre of innocent Iranian people in the birth month of the director, September 8 of 1979. it concentrates on a less than minute horrifying footage of the bloody killing of people who were unaware o...

  • Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution

    ایران: یک انقلاب سینمایی
    Directed by Nader Takmil Homayoun • 2006 • Iran
    Throughout the twentieth century, Iranian filmmakers never ceased to fight against monarchical and then Islamic power. From this confrontation, an original cinematography emerged and is today exported worldwide. This documen...

  • Iran, Southwestern

    ایران، جنوب غربی
    Directed by Mohammad Reza Fartousi • 2011 • Iran
    This film is the story of Al-Azim marshland drying with look at the lifestyle of last residents living in that land. A stirring account of an overlooked natural disaster.

  • Iran, Utopia in the Making

    ایران، آرمانشهر در تکاپو
    Directed by Jocelyne Saab • 1980 • Lebanon
    The Iranian revolution leads to the Shah’s downfall and installation of the Islamic Republic. Avoiding the more sensational elements of the news this film questions Iranian society as a whole to try to understand what this wave o...