Born in Tehran in 1982, Arash Lahooti is a filmmaking and editing graduate. He is a director, producer, and editor of documentary films and a member of the Iranian Union of the Documentary Filmmakers. His first feature documentary is Trucker and the Fox which has been screened in over 45 festivals and received 9 awards.
The Trucker and the Fox (Orig.) / 2013 / Iran / 78 min
Suffering from bipolar disorder and inconsolable grief over the death of his pet fox – the star of his amateur short film, a truck driver decides to shoot a donkey romance with a new fox cameo. The film is a loving portrait of the truck drivers who sit out in the parking lot to watch their colleague’s films of animal fables.