Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2011 • Iran
The Maqaami music, aka Maqaam, is a form of traditional music found in the Middle East & Central Asia.
In 2003, The United Nations declared the Maqaami Music a vocal masterpiece & a spiritual heritage of humanity.
In this documentary, we’ll get t...
Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2012 • Iran
Curtain Reading (Pardeh khani) is a type of Iranian traditional religious stage play rooted in Iranian story-teller culture & painting. Its history goes back to Iran's pre-Islam era. This art form is now dying with very few Curtain Readers around...
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 socia...