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  • The Most Beautiful Country in the World

  • Winners

    This documentary is about immigration via winning United States Green Card Lottery. We go to two lucky Iranian winners, Shahriyar and Shahab, from two different generations in today’s Iran. Although the goal of both of them is immigration, their life conditions and their perspectives are totally ...

  • The Republic of Herrskog

    With the explosion of the refugee crisis in Europe, small vulnerable refugee communities have emerged on the fringes of the big cities in Sweden. Herrskog hosts one such small colony of refugees of different nationalities. Stefan Lindquist owner of Herrskogs Minilivs, has made it his duty to welc...

  • Men of Fire

    An insight into today's Iran, through a simple device: following a group of firemen in Tehran. We shall see the country in its critical moments, when tongues untie, when gestures are more spontaneous, and doors open more easily.

  • Homi D. Sethna, Filmmaker

    “He said Mr. Sethna, what are you? I said I’m a human being. Then… I’m an Indian. Then I suppose, I am a Zoroastrian, or if you like, a Parsi. Then my profession. I’m a filmmaker.”
    A journey through a very unusual old man’s life in Bombay.

  • The World is My Home

    This film is an investigation into identity in exile, through Iranian exile at the end of the century. It is a bit like the story of all those who experience uprooting. Of all those who, one day, tried to build a house based on the memory of another house they left behind, in their country.

  • Lying in the Grave

    As a refugee, Homayoon Zarian has been in Afghanistan for eight years now and his future looks bleak. His situation and that of many others shows how severely the humanitarian organizations and mechanisms built after World War Second need revision and reform.

  • Tehran without Permission

    Tehran, seen not as a megalopolis at the foot of volcanoes, but as a character. Tehran, not as something inhabited, but as a self-inhabited thing, moving, changing its face, its mood, its body. Tehran, strange, familiar, savage, welcoming. Tehran, entered into even though you never knocked at the...

  • The Journey of Maryam

    With an old photo in her pocket, Maryam sets out on a search for her father who she hasn’t seen for years. She arrives in a Teheran that she barely recognizes. Her search, which was rather desperate at the beginning, begins to make more and more sense as she encounters people along the way and pi...

  • Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

    Tell Spring Not to Come This Year follows one unit of the Afghan National Army over the course of their first year of deployment in Helmand without NATO support. It is an intimate film about the human side of combat, told from a largely unheard and misrepresented perspective, that explores the de...

  • Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time

    Since 2013 the Australian Government has been incarcerating refugees and asylum seekers arriving by boat on Manus Island and Nauru. The Manus Island compound currently detains a refugee who is also a journalist. This individual strives to gather information for an Australian journalist visiting t...

  • A Journey Into Zero Space

    ‘A Journey Into Zero Space’ is a triptych at the border between autobiographical fiction and experimental film essay, investigating and re-living archives of the past by reflecting on them and on current events. Montage and self-projection are employed to question the notions of authority, histor...

  • Scorpio

    In 1971 three young musicians set out to perform the euphoric rock’n roll and latin hits of their time on the stages of Tehran. Bahram Amin Salmasi (bass guitar), Baram Saidi (guitar) and Eini Keivanshokooh (drums), along with Eric Arconte (percussions) and Andranik Asatourian (piano) formed the ...

  • The Forbidden Strings

    Manual labourers during the day, rock musicians during the night, Akbar, Hakim, Mohammad and Soraya dream of performing their first rock concert in Afghanistan. They all come from Afghan refugee parents who fled to Iran in early 80s. Born and raised in Iran, their dream of rock music make them em...