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A Respectable Family

Arash is an Iranian academic who lives in the West. He returns to Iran to teach in Shiraz, a city far from Tehra…

Iran, France
90 min
2012

Like Someone in Love

An old man and a young woman meet in Tokyo. She knows nothing about him, he thinks he knows her. He welcomes her…

Japan, France
109 min
2012

Chicken with Plums

Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost al…

France, Germany, Belgium
94 min
2011

Kahrizak, Four Views

Four directors of different ages and levels of experience, each present a view of the Kahrizak Charity Centre, i…

Iran
86 min
2012

My Sweet Pepper Land

After the fall of Saddam Hussein, Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, resolves to accept a position in a god…

Kurdistan, France, Germany
95 min
2013

From Tehran to London

Ava is imprisoned in an unhappy marriage with Ashkan. When the housekeeper disappears - Maryam was Ava's help in…

Iran, United Kingdom
45 min
2012

It’s a Dream

Roya, a young single woman, lives in a shelter. She escapes the watchful eye of her guardians as often as she ca…

Iran
97 min
2012

Kilos of Dates for Funeral

From one of Iran’s most talented young filmmakers comes this darkly comic drama about two lost souls who run a…

Iran
85 min
2006

Before the Burial

About twenty years ago, Siamak, a medical student, is expelled from university and sent to prison for his politi…

Iran
104 min
2008

The Cow

The whole village knows that Mashti Hassan loves his cow to death. One day he goes to the Tehran. His cow dies. …

Iran
100 min
1969

The Runner

Amiro is a young boy living alone in the Persian Gulf, earning his living through odd jobs.
Dreaming of new ho…

Iran
94 min
1985

Bashu, The Little Stranger

Little Bashu loses his home and family in an raid and instinctively flees to a region far away from the battle f…

Iran
120 min
1986

Close-Up

Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family…

Iran
100 min
1990

Two Women

Best friends from college lead very different lives after one is abruptly forced to leave school. While Roya, th…

Iran
96 min
1998

Color of Paradise

Mohammad, a boy at Tehran's institute for the blind, waits for his dad to pick him up for summer vacation. While…

Iran
90 min
1999

Kandahar

Nafas is a young Afghan journalist, who took refuge in Canada. She receives a desperate letter from her younger …

Iran
85 min
2001

Turtles Can Fly

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak gauge an…

Iran, Iraq, France
98 min
2004

One Night

In this first feature film by actress Niki Karimi, a teenaged girl's travels through Tehran after dark expose a …

Iran
78 mins
2005

Gilaneh

The New Year's Eve and the Iran-Iraq war, Tehran is being repeatedly attacked with missiles. Gilaneh, a lonely m…

Iran
84 min
2005

Fireworks Wednesday

Three days prior to the Iranian New Year Rouhi, a maid, is hired to clean the home of Morteza, Mojdeh and their …

Iran
104 min
2006

A Few Days Later

In her second narrative feature, Karimi presents a gorgeous minimalist portrait of a woman crushed by indecision…

Iran
78 mins
2006

Offside

A handful of girls struggle to make their way into the man's world of an Iranian soccer stadium. World Cup seaso…

Iran
99 min
2008

About Elly

A group of friends leave Tehran for a long weekend on the Caspian Sea. A young nursery teacher named Elly is inv…

Iran
119 min
2009

Final Whistle

Sahar, an Iranian documentarian, learns about the tragic fate of young Malineh while producing a film. The girl'…

Iran
90 min
2011

The Boxes

A woman is about to move from her house. Her contacts with people around her, specially her son and his wife, ma…

Iran
21 min
2008

Buzkashi Boys

Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi - a brutal gam…

Afghanistan, United States
29 min
2012

Horn

On a cold, snowy day in Tehran, a man getting on a bus serves to symbolize Iranian social life with honesty and …

Iran
10 min
2007

More Than Two Hours

It’s 3 AM, a boy and a girl are wandering in the city. They are looking for a hospital to cure the girl, but i…

Iran
15 min
2013

Needle

Young Lilly is going to get her ears pierced. A quarrel between her parents overwhelms the situation and directs…

United States of America
21 min
2013

Blind Owl Wedding Hall

Synopsis: Say it before you are changed… maybe to an owl. A young boy & girl become friends, but can't continu…

Iran
13 min
2010

Under The Colours

This soldier's tale begins when a female item appears in the barracks. A red skirt becomes more than a simple pi…

Iran
21 min
2012

Tehran: the 25th Hour

On the 29th of November, 1998, moments after the Iranian National Football Team qualified as the 32nd team in Wo…

Iran
22 mins
1999

When the Kid Was a Kid

Taha, a ten years old, is involved in a play in which children imitate their parents' roles. Living with his div…

Iran
16 min
2011

Broken Smile

This is the tale of an ant travelling
in the company of pomegranates.

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Duet

Minoo takes her husband, Hamed, to meet his ex-sweetheart, Sepideh. This meeting revives old memories...


Iran
24 min
2012