Hossein Torabi • 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
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Ferdowsi and the People
فردوسی و مردم
Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1977 • Iran
A documentary about Ferdowsi, the great Persian poet of 9th century, the creator epic Shahnameh (the book of kings). The film examines the impacts of the poet and his masterpiece, almost one thousand years after its creation, on Iran and Iran...