Screening date:30-11-2013 -- 16:00
Going up the Stairs
Akram, an uneducated Iranian woman married off at the age of nine to then 28-year-old Heydar, discovered her talent quite by chance at the age of 50, when she was helping her grandson with his homework.The magic of painting holds an irresistible appeal for her, despite her authoritarian spouse. She paints as if her life depends on it. But then her "hobby" is discovered and an exhibition of her work is organized in Paris…
Production : Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Director: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Editing: Farahnaz Sharifi, Shahrouz Tavakol
Cinematography: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Sound: Amir Hossein Ghasemi
DV – 52'
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Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami was born in Tehran. She has a MA in Animation culminating her studies with the short film Cyanosis. She is currently working on a new project about a young Afghan rapper.
2011 - Going up the Stairs
2010 - Too Loud a Solitude (short)
2010 - Born 20 Minutes Late (short)