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  • Baluchi Garden

    باغ بلوچی
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2021 • Iran
    Sistan and Baluchestan Province is located in the southeast of Iran in an arid desert climate.
    Due to the drought, most of the villagers were forced to immigrate to other towns.
    This documentary shows two lifestyles in the desert region. One group...

  • Water Lorry

    کامیون آبی
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2021 • Iran
    This documentary is narrated by the driver of a lorry that carries water to the villages, and it deals with the story of Baluchestan people and the Iranian crocodile, and the competition and dangers on the way to find water in Baluchestan.

  • Aqueduct, The Story of Water

    کاریز
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2021 • Iran
    Aqueducts or Kariz were invented and developed by Iranians in the dry regions of Persia in the first millennium BC.
    This technology was an underground channel that carried fresh water several kilometres from mountain slopes to plains so that farmers...

  • The Greetings Line

    صف سلام
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2020 • Iran
    The story of the discovery and restoration of a large wall painting that dates back to the reign of Fath Ali Shah Qajar introduces us to a part of the culture, social and political history of the Qajar rule in Iran.

  • Tehran
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    Tehran

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  • The Story of Boulevard

    The Story of Boulevard is a documentary about Keshavarz Boulevard, one of Tehran’s important streets, The film is in effect a line-up of histories, events and narratives of the place and it’s deep rooted desires and contradictions waxing and waning, a course that makes Boulevard a collective belo...

  • A Report about Mina

    Mina who lives in a corner of a park in Tehran, pays no mind to the hustle and bustle of the New Year’s celebrations. The film gives us a glimpse into fourteen days of her life as she plays with dogs, exchanges banter with other homeless people in search of drugs and cigarettes, and sleeps next t...

  • Plane Grove

    چنارستان
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2014 • Iran
    The 17km Vali Asr street with 60,000 plane trees connects the south of Tehran to the North. Afarideh's film portrays past hundred years of modern Tehran by looking at the longest street in the Middle East as a manifestation and remembrance of soci...

  • The Memory of Niavaran

    خاطره نی آوران
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2009 • Iran
    This documentary is going to review –after 30 years- the events leading to the overtaking of the Shah’s most important palace, Niavaran.

  • Blue Barrier

    Blue Barrier reconstructs the story of an urban highway recently inaugurated in the city of Tehran.

  • Three by Arman Gholipour Dashtaki

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  • The Story of Gord Afarid

    نقل گردآفرید
    Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2008 • Iran
    Naqali (Musical Narration) is an Iranian traditional solo theatre in which only men are allowed to perform. As a matter of fact, it's been forbidden for women to appear in a Naqali performance. The place for this theatre has usually been teaho...

  • Bahman Farmanara

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  • Sepideh Farsi

    7 items

  • Docunight Perspectives: Afghanistan

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