Taos Shortz Film Fest
March 30 - April 2, 2017
Taos, New Mexico

Program 5, Friday April 8, 10:00am-12:00noon

A PERSIAN PERSPECTIVE

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As the political doors to one of the world’s oldest civilizations creak open, Taos Shortz offers a glimpse to a few new voices originating from deep within the Persian cultural experience.  Ten short films from this complex part of the globe.

 

Copper Wire
Hasan Najmabadi, Iran, Drama   10:05
CopperWire
A child collects copper wires and sells them for profit in a small Iranian town.

 

My Heart
Yaser Talebi, Iran,  Drama   2:00
MyHeart
Miss Teacher’s heart is sick, and students want to give her a big heart as a present.

 

Rangan 99
Tiyam Yabandeh, Iran,   Drama   14:00
Ragan99
Against all odds, two soldiers on opposite sides find themselves sharing the horror of the conflict for a few hours and planting a seed of brotherhood.

 

My Enemy, My Brother
Ann Shin, Iran/Iraq/Canada,  Documentary    17:00
Capture
Zahed and Najah are two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq War who become blood brothers for life. Twenty five years later they meet again.

 

Fish
Saman Hosseinpuor, Iran, Comedy   3:50      North American Premiere
Fish
An old couple runs out of water… how do they change the fishbowl water?

 

Scheherazade
Mehrnoush Aliaghaei, Iran,    OOTO  14:56
Photo 1 01
In an audition, the unseen man behind the camera is asking the young actresses to share their dark personal stories. How much are they willing to share? What is this really about?

 

AN SOBH (That Morning)
Abbas Davoudi, Iran,  Drama    1:34
AN SOBH
A young man begs for forgiveness

 

Something like my Eyes
Hooshang Mirzaee, Iran “Kurdish”  Documentary , 27:19
SomethingLikeMyEyes
An orphan seventh grade boy is injured by an exploding mine which disabled him permanently. This is the story of his struggle.

 

Selfie
Ali Erfan Farhadi, Iran,   Comedy  1:54
Selfie
The logistics and politics of taking a selfie in a land far away…

 

The Signs
Yaser Talebi, Iran,  Drama  28:00
TheSings
Isha has a spiritual way with the forest trees, much to her father’s chagrin.

 

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