Shahin Parhami • 59m
Directed by Shahin Parhami • 2003 • Canada
Acclaimed Iranian-Canadian musician Kiya Tabassian leaves behind the slush, congestion and impersonal towering buildings of his home in Montreal to encounter the deep sources and inspirations of diasporic Persian music. His search takes us on a richly textured journey into the landscape, the poetry, the memory, and above all, the compelling spirituality of the music of southern Iran.
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Directed by Shahin Parhami • 2008 • Canada
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Directed by Shahin Parhami • 2011 • Iran
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