Screening date:13/12/2009 -- 20h
No One Knows About Persian Cats

After having been released from jail, a young girl and boy roam the heart of Tehran and start an underground journey to form a new band, and find, one by one, members among hidden underground music groups. They want to leave Iran to participate in music festivals in London and Paris, but have neither money nor passport.

Country: Iran
Production:  Golriz  Ehtiati - Mijfilm - 1Apt. No.89, Sarv Alley, Africa Blvd. - Tehran - Iran - Tel : 00 98 21 8888 60 72 - site 
Year: 2008
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Editing: Hayedeh Safiyari
Cinematography: Turaj Aslani
Sound: Nezamodin Kiaie
Cast: Hiam Abbass, Manal Khader, Raïa Haidar.
35mm  –   106 min

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Born in 1969 in Bané, Iranian Kurdistan. During his studies, he worked in radio before joining in Sanandaj, a group of young amateur filmmakers. He then moved to Teheran to begin studying film. Between 1995 and 1999, he directed a dozen or so short films. In 1999, he became first assistant to Abbas Kiarostami on the shooting of The Wind Will Carry Us.

2007 - Half Moon
2005 - Turtles Can Fly
2003 - Les Chants du pays de ma mère
2000 - A Time for Drunken Horses
1998 - Life in Fog

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