Short Films curated by Majid Barzegar

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Short Films curated by Majid Barzegar

March 9 @ 8:35 pm

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Short Films Curated by Majid Barzegar (Followed by Q&A)

Date: Mon 9 Mar 2020
Time: 20:35
Iran • 84m • 15 • Persian with English subtitles

A series of short films introduced and curated by Majid Barzegar.

Chelleh Movie


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.

Three men in a car


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?

Fault Line

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

Manicure Movie


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.


March 9
8:35 pm
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