Tehran without Permission
Tehran • 1h 23m
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 door. Tehran, crossed at high speed by a piercing glance, like an arrow shot aimlessly, a leaf blowing in the wind. Tehran, its seething days and the secret of its bright burning nights Tehran, as it has never been seen before…
Up Next in Tehran
Directed by Baktash Abtin • 2009 • Iran
"Mark" is a homeless drug addict who is living on the streets of Tehran, stealing from donation boxes and sleeping in the "Parks". He shares such an interesting and attractive account of himself from his past as a drug dealer, a husband, a father...
Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2014 • Iran
The 17km Vali Asr street with 60,000 plane trees connects the south of Tehran to the North. Afarideh's film portrays past hundred years of modern Tehran by looking at the longest street in the Middle East as a manifestation and remembrance of soci...
Unwelcome in Tehran
Mina, the director, is a girl from Shiraz who gets married in order to move to Tehran. Influenced by her own life, she decides to make a documentary about the girls nationwide who, like Azar, move to Tehran (the capital city) to start an independent life away from their families’ watchful eyes an...