At the cinéma les 3 Luxembourg - 67 rue monsieur le prince 75006 paris
Screening date:30-11-2013 -- 20:30
Back Vocal (Seday-e Dovom)

Back Vocal explores Iran's prohibition, since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, which forbids female solo singers to perform, allowing women only to sing as part of a choir.

This film captures the struggles of contemporary Iranian singers and musicians working to be heard in their own country.

Country: Iran
Production: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
Contact: Dejan Bogdanovic
Year: 2004
Director: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
Editing: Farrokh Fedayi
Cinematography: Farrokh Fedayi
DV   40' 



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biography

Mojtaba Mirtahmasb was born in 1971 in the city of Kerman in Iran. He graduated from the University of Art in Tehran. Following his studies, he directed nine documentary-fiction films - Art Stories Series - introducing Iranian traditional handicrafts to the younger generations. Mr. Mirtahmasb has worked with many of the big names in Iranian cinema, most recently co-directing This is Not a Film by Jafar Panahi.

Filmography (Selection)
2011
This Is Not a Film
2008 - Lady of the Roses (short)
2007Foot on the Ball (short)
2004 - Saz-e Mokhalef (Off Beat) (short)
1997 - Etoiles (Stars) (short)
1997 - Motherland (short)


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