Ebrahim Mokhtari was born in 1947. He studies cinema and directs a certain number of TV documentaries, which gathered many awards in worldwide film festivals. In 1994, he directs his fiction de but future, Zinat, One Special Day, which is selected at Cannes' Director's Fortnight and travels to many worldwide film festivals, such as VIFFAC 1996, where he won Audience Award. In 2001, he directs Mokarrameh, Memories and Dreams and he continues to direct documentary features. Leaf of Life is his third long feature.
زینت، یک روز بخصوص
Directed by Ebrahim Mokhtari • 2002 • Iran
To work as a nurse, Zinat became the first woman from the Island of Qeshm in the south of Iran to remove the traditional veil (Boregheh). A health care worker for 13 years, she eventually got involved in social and political activities...
ملا خدیجه و بچهها
Directed by Ebrahim Mokhtari • 1996 • Iran
When the sun is high in the sky and summer unfolds in Mehriz, a village Southeast of Teheran, a group of children attends a summer school class by the elder Mrs. Khadijeh. This dedicated teacher manages to put timid children at ease, c...