Scene from the film Irani Bag
Scene from the film Irani Bag
Scene from the film Irani Bag
Scene from the film Irani Bag

Irani Bag

  • Iran
  • United Kingdom
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Using excerpts of films produced between 1990 and 2018, Irani Bag is a split-screen video essay questioning the innocence of bags in Iranian cinema.


  • Original title
    Irani Bag
  • Direction
  • Editing
    Maryam Tafakory
  • Duration
    8 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Iran
    • United Kingdom
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Singapore International Film Festival, 2020
    • Vienna Short Film Festival, Vienna
    • Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan
    • Dharamshala International Film Festival
    • Essay Film Festival, Birkbeck London
    • Festival Internacional de Curtas de Belo Horizonte
    • Chicago Underground Film Festival
  • Awards
    • Barbara Hammer Feminist Film Award | Ann Arbor Film Festival
    • Best UK Short Film | London Short Film Festival
    • Special Mention | IFF Message to Man is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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