It documents the brave efforts of those who work under harsh circumstances rarely seen elsewhere, only to have their independence punished by being banned from working, imprisoned or forced into exile.
Production: Jamsheed Akrami
Director: Jamsheed Akrami
Editing: Jamsheed Akrami
Cinematography: Andrew Blum & Jamsheed Akrami
Music: Rouzbeh E
DV – 86'
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Former editor of the Iranian magazines Film and Art and Film Quarterly, Jamsheed Akrami previously made two documentaries on Iranian cinema: Friendly Persuasion (2000), on cinema after Khomeini, and The Lost Cinema (2007), on cinema under the Shah. He taught at Columbia University and is presently a professor at William Paterson University in New Jersey.
2007 - The Lost Cinema
2003 - Une promenade avec Kiarostami (short)
2000 - Friendly Persuasion