Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1970 • Iran
A documentary about the holy city of Mashhad, highlighting the contrasts of faith and modernity under Shah in the Iran’s early 1970’s. Narrated by late poet Ahmad Shamloo.
Directed by Caveh Zahedi • 2012 • USA
Commissioned by a Middle Eastern Biennial to make a film on the theme of "art as a subversive act," independent filmmaker Caveh Zahedi goes overboard. Told that he can do whatever he wants except make fun of the Sheik (who rules the country and finances the B...
Directed by Caveh Zahedi • 1994 • USA
I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore is a documentary about a filmmaker who takes a road trip to Las Vegas with his father and half-brother in an attempt to prove the existence of God. He posits that if God exists, and if God is indeed omniscient, omnipotent and om...