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  • Faces

    چهره‌ها
    Directed by Shahin Parhami • 2008 • Canada
    Shahram Golchin is a professional film actor from pre-revolution Iran who was trapped between worlds in the prime of his career. Debilitated by a range of illnesses and a strong sense of exile, he is our window to the other characters of this fil...

  • Amnesia

    نسیان
    Directed by Shahin Parhami • 2002 • Canada
    Amnesia revolves around the improvised monologues of veteran Iranian Actor Shahram Golchin. It is a cinematic composition that weaves director Shahin Parhami’s signature poetic style of writing with image and sound with Golchin’s improvised perform...

  • Cyrus, and There Was No Neighborhood

    سیروس بود و نبود یک محله
    Directed by Mina Saeedi Shahrooz • 2016 • Iran
    Cyrus is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Tehran adjacent to the market. Since 2005, different plans for renovation and improvement have changed the lives of families.

  • The Never Ending Dance

    2 videos

    رقص ناتمام The Never Ending Dance
    The Never Ending Dance is the second instalment of three film collections curated with Rosvaa magazine centering women's stories.
    The program explores the challenges of marginalized female artists in the societies in which they live and work.

  • Shahrzad's Tale

    قصه شهرزاد
    Directed by Shahin Parhami • 2015 • Iran/Canada/Korea
    Shahrzaad’s Tale is a story of a lost era and a forgotten star of pre-revolutionary Iranian cinema. Shahrzaad is the pseudonym of early 60s popular Iranian actor, also a published writer/poet and Iran's first woman filmmaker. She sa...

  • Nessa

    نسا
    Directed by Loghman Khaledi • 2012 • Iran
    Nessa is a young woman from Kermanshah (Kurdish city in west of Iran) who is challenging to progress in her acting and artistic career. Nessa's family prevents her from reaching her goal because of the conservative environment. The film in the cinema ...

  • Back Vocal

    صدای دوم
    Directed by Mojtaba Mirtahmasb • 2004 • Iran
    Back Vocal tells the story of women singers, whose unaccompanied singing is forbidden by religious laws of the country, but who nonetheless try to remain active; even if that means taking the second seat. I knew from the beginning that such a ...

  • Fidan Selection

    3 videos

  • Caveh Zahedi

    17 videos

    Caveh Zahedi is an Iranian-American autobiographical filmmaker whose feature-length films include The Sheik and I (2012), I Am A Sex Addict (2005), In The Bathtub of the World (2001), I Don’t Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994), and A Little Stiff (1991). He is also the writer/director of the BRIC TV s...