Classics • 18m
Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1970 • Iran
A documentary about traditions, pilgrimage and faith revolving around the tomb of the 8th Shi'a Imam – Imam Reza – with stunning images of inside the tomb complex.
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Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1976 • Iran
City of Isfahan, the ancient Persian capital and its stunning architecture, arts and traditions are pictured in this documentary, while using the backdrop of then Iran in the last years of Shah and drive to modernize the country. Words and narration...
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.
Pearls of the Persian Gulf: Dubai
دبی مروارید خلیج فارس
Directed by Kamran Shirdel • 1975 • Iran
In the early 1970s, Shirdel travelled around the Gulf making documentaries about the new states emerging there. In the just-formed Emirates, he befriended Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and the film features footage of the you...