Unwelcome in Tehran
Tehran • 53m
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 and restrictions. The film is about Mina and Azar’s constant struggle to find the answer as to why families and the society have difficulty in accepting an independent life for a single girl.
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A Report about Mina
Mina who lives in a corner of a park in Tehran, pays no mind to the hustle and bustle of the New Year’s celebrations. The film gives us a glimpse into fourteen days of her life as she plays with dogs, exchanges banter with other homeless people in search of drugs and cigarettes, and sleeps next t...
Norooz, Tehran's Time
نوروز به وقت تهران
Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2015 • Iran
"Nowruz, Tehran's Time" is about Nowruz rituals in Tehran. While touring and watching the Nowruz rituals in Tehran, the film takes a look at the background of this ceremony in Tehran through conversations with Professor Abdullah Anvar, Ja...
Residents of One Way Street
اهالی خیابان یکطرفه
Directed by Mehdi Bagheri • 2015 • Iran
Residents of One Way Street is a documentary about the lives and memories of six residents of one street in Tehran: The current ‘Si-ye Tir’ or the former ‘Qavam-o-Saltaneh’ Street, located in District 12 of Tehran. This street is situate...