& Editor: Ebrahim Mokhtari
manager: Afsar Nazari
Playfilm - Ebrahim Mokhtari
Beta cam SP, 48 min, color, 1999.
woman owned a cow. She
was extremely fond of feeding it, fetch grass
from a long way off. One day her children
secretly decided to sell the animal to
overcome her grief. She started to paint
pictures on anything she could find on walls
of house, pumpkins, fridge door …On his
monthly visits from Tehran, her son brought
her paper & paint and the old woman
painted away tirelessly. All her pictures
recount her story. As well as that of her
husband’s other wives and the village woman.
They portray the daily life of the married
women. Their work, the imaginary world of this
woman turned painter mingles with reality.
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prize of professional category at Trace de
vies- Clermond Ferrand (France, Nov. 1999).
of Merit at the 43rd San Francisco
International Film Festival (San Francisco,
Zanzibar film festival (Tanzania, July 2000).
Cinema Du Reel film festival (Paris,
International Short Film Festival
3) Sheffield film festival
Leipzig film festival (Germany,
Viennale international film festival
IDFA (Amsterdam, Nov1999).
7) Filmer a tout prix film
festival, (Belgium, Nov.2000).
Ecrans documentary de Gentilly (France,
Festival of films from Iran
10) Vesoul Film Festival (6- 13 Feb
du film d’art Montral (13-18 March 2001).
12) Freiburger Film Forum ,a biannual
May 2001, Germany).
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