A Waltz for Tehran
Tehran • 50m
والسی برای تهران
Directed by Zeinab Tabrizi • 2016 • Iran
Mehrdad Mehdi, one of the pioneers of street music in Iran, decides to get his old band members together to start a street music festival in Tehran. There are lots of obstacles and difficulties on this road which makes for a heartfelt and engaging story.
Up Next in Tehran
Blue Barrier reconstructs the story of an urban highway recently inaugurated in the city of Tehran.
Directed by Behzad Nalbandi • 2019 • Iran
During the times when Tehran hosts foreign dignitaries, the local authorities clean up Tehran’s urban image through an ‘urban beautification’ process which includes the rounding up of unsavory characters from the city streets; i.e. drug addic...
The Land of Champions
چای و کباده
Directed by Maryam Ataei & Hossein Keshavarz Arshadi • 2022 • Iran /USA
The House of Power (zurkhuneh), a home for traditional Persian martial arts, creates a strong community in a south Tehran neighborhood. Members gather several times a week to listen to the leader (morshed) play th...