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Mohammadreza Farzad

Iran

Biography

Born September 1978, He launched his film career with acting in some short and feature films and then moved into Documentary cinema as researcher and film editor. As a documentary filmmaker he has made some films Awarded and screened in national and international film Festivals. His first film “Into ThinAir” premiered at Berlinale 2011, shown in almost 30 film festivals till now. His second film again"Blames and Flames" Premiered at Berlinale 2012 shown in almost 20 International film festivals till now. His third titled: "The Forget-Me-Not Egg" nominated for the best Iranian documentary of year 2012. He is the co-writer of "Revolutionary Memories of Bahman who loved Leila " (Directed by FarahnazSharifi ) now selected for IDFA 2012, Paradocs, experimental documentary program. Farzad attended in IDFA Summer School 2012 with his new documentary project to be released in the fall of 2015.


Filmography:
Into thin Air (2011)
Blames and Flames (2012)
The Forget-Me-Not Egg (2012)
Wedding: A Closet Documentary (2015)

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Blames and Flames

Falgoosh (Orig.) / 2012 / Iran / 27 min

Iran’s 1978 Islamic revolution was closely associated with movie screens, cameras, and television images. At its outset, there were the arson attacks on more than 130 movie theatres, and the revolutionary events themselves were spontaneously recorded on film by the participants. Using only period footage, the filmmakers meditate upon the role of cinema, television, and film in society.

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