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Short Films curated by Majid Barzegar
March 9, 2020 @ 8:35 pm
Short Films Curated by Majid Barzegar (
Followed by Q&A)
Date: Mon 9 Mar 2020
Iran • 84m • 15 • Persian with English subtitles
A series of short films introduced and curated by Majid Barzegar.
Davood Khayyam • Iran 2017 • 20m
On short leave for the feat of memorizing the Qur’an in 40 days, 40-year-old Yahya attempts to provide for his incapacitated family before he has to return to prison.
Toofan Nahan Ghodrati • Iran 2018 • 20m
A man is called to court by a woman who claims to be pregnant by him. A subsequent DNA test sheds light on other events in his life.
Vahid Alvandifar • Iran 2019 • 15m
Ahmad’s friends are delivering his corpse from the morgue to his village for burial when he suddenly comes back to life. What price the exchange of a new life for an old?
Soheil Amirsharifi • Iran 2018 • 15m
Nahal breaks her arm in a school fight. But a man claims her injury is the result of her hitting someone while riding a motorcycle and then fleeing the scene
Arman Fayaz • Iran 2018 • 14m
When a young woman who commits suicide is posthumously discovered to be intersex, villagers are in an uproar.
Q&A: In Conversation with Majid Barzegar and Dr Nacim Pak-Shiraz
Majid Barzegar is a critically acclaimed Iranian filmmaker and producer, whose films have been showcased at various international film festivals including Berlinale, San Sebastian, Rotterdam, Sao Paulo, and Thessaloniki among many others.