Short Films curated by Majid Barzegar

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Short Films curated by Majid Barzegar

March 9, 2020 @ 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, 2020
8:35 pm
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