SHORTS

SLAUGHTERHOUSE (Koshtargah)

Dir: Behzad Azadi

Short Fiction, DCP, 24 min, color, Iran 2015

Four teenage friends have big plans with their lives. They want to be rich in a short time by dealing drugs in the neighbourhood. First, they have to test the drug they’ve got from the smuggler. But there's an unexpected twist in the plan and the situation goes out of control.

Festivals:

* Cannes Film Festival - Cinefondation 2015

* Guanajuato International Film Festival 2015
* DokuFest - Prizren, Kosovo 2015

* Batumi International Film Festival 2015

* Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival 2015

* Winterthur International Short Film Festival 2015

* MedFilm Festival Onlus 2015

* St. Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films Beginning 2015

* Iranian Film Festival In Prague 2016

 

TEMPORARY (Movaqqat)

Dir: Behzad Azadi

Short Fiction, HDcam, 17 min, color, Iran 2013

A young single mother raising a baby girl receives an offer to become a temporary wife of an unknown man. She accepts the offer for the sake of her daughter’s well-being. While the film deals with the problem of women sacrificed by poverty and custom in Iran, it elaborately captures the inherent desire of women.

Festivals:

* Busan International Film Festival 2013 (Special Jury Award)

* Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival 2013

* Izmir International Short Film Festival 2013

* Jogja-Netpact Asian Film Festival 2013

* SalaMindanaw International Film Festival 2013

* Sydney Intercultural Film Festival 2013 (Best Film Award)

* Iranian Film Festival In Prague 2014

* Friboourg International Film Festival 2014

* Festival Cinema Invisible - New York, USA 2014

* Calgary International Film Festival 2014

* International Film Festival of Asia-Pacific countries “Pacific Meridian” 2014

ENDORPHIN (Endorphin)

Dir: Reza Gamini

Short Fiction, HDCAM, 15 min, color, Iran 2013

A man who lost his family in a bus accident has locked himself up in home. After more than a month he decides to go out and leave the house and come back to life again. But he cannot help himself laughing.

Festivals:

* Locarno International Film Festival 2013 (Special Jury Award)

* Asia Shorts 2013
* Middle East Now 2013

* Sydney Intercultural Film Festival 2013

* Naqsh Short Film Festival 2014

* NOFI World Festival of Student ​& Non-Commercial Films 2014 (Diploma of Honor)