Directed by Sepideh Farsi • 2007 • Iran/France
Starting from Paris, a little girl accompanies her mother - the filmmaker herself - to go to Iran, thus joining her grand-father and starting on a journey to Afghanistan, a country often dreamt of, but never visited since three generations, sinc...
Directed by Maysoon Pachachi • 2000 • Germany/Iran/UK
Iranian Journey is a documentary road movie with Massoumeh Soltan Baloghie, the first woman long-distance bus driver in Iran and, probably, the whole Islamic world.
On a 22-hour bus trip north to south across Iran from Tehran to Bandar Ab...
Directed by Rakhshan Banietemad, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb • 2018 • Iran
Touran Mirhadi (Khomarloo) is the founder of Farhad School, the Children's Book Council, and the Encyclopedia for Young People. She was also actively involved with close to 20 other institutions dealing with child develo...
Directed by Mahnaz Afzali • 2017 • Iran
This documentary takes a brief look at Hayedeh Shirzadi and her husband’s shared life, love and work and their attempt to put an end to the dumping and burial of urban garbage. Due to their hard work and ingenuity, 100% of the city of Kermanshah’s...
تمام چیزهایی که جایشان خالیست
Directed by Zeinab Tabrizy • 2018 • Iran
This documentary narrates the lives of two women, Mahnaz and Jamileh, who have both been diagnosed with breast cancer – one dies after a long battle with the disease, the other fully recovers and engages in charity, raising a...
Directed by Rakhshan Banietemad • 2001 • Iran
Rakhshan Banietemad decides to capture images of people involved in the presidential elections of 2001 in Iran. She follows some young cinema actors and artists, including her young daughter, who with lots of hopes and desires for future hav...
Directed by Kim Longinotto, Ziba Mir-Hosseini • 1998 • Iran/UK
Divorce Iranian Style goes behind-the-scenes at a divorce court in Tehran, following three couples as they try to resolve their conflicts. Like a real-life forerunner to Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winner A Separation, the film offers...
داشتن یا نداشتن
Directed by Niki Karimi • 2001 • Iran
To Have or Not to Have marks the directing debut of Niki Karimi, the best-known Iranian actress. Her documentary looks at the problems childless couples face in a society where infertility could seriously threaten a marriage.