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Tariki

Directed by Saeed Jafarian
15 minutes.
Iran. 2018. In Persian with English subtitles.
Starring Mahsa Alafar and Banipal Shoomoon

A few minutes after midnight, the young lady realizes that her partner disappeared after their sex. She goes out worried to seek her partner in the darkness of streets.

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Select Festivals & Awards

- 2018 Festival de Cannes, France: Short Film Competition
- 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
- 2018 AFI Fest Hollywood, USA
- 2018 Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
- 2018 Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival, Portugal

About the Director

Born 1981 in Tehran, Iran, an interest in cinema led Saeed Jafarian to begin writing film criticism for Iranian magazines such as Hamshahri Javan, 24 and Cinema. After graduating from Azad University Tehran in Electronics Engineering and Iranian Youth Cinema Society in 2006, he made his first short docudrama, PD 150 about filmmaking. To date, he has made three independent short films, four short and long documentaries and many music videos and video arts. He was also Manager of Story Workshop in Hamshahri office (2008-2009), a Member of editorial board in Cinema Magazine (2009) and Movie critic in magazines 24, Hamshahri Javaan, and Kheradnaameh. His short film TARIKI was selected for the 2018 Festival de Cannes Short Film Competition.

 

 

Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at 9:05 PM
In Shorts One
Northern California
Premiere

Janet Leigh Theatre, Stockton

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Narrative Short Film

Director: Saeed Jafarian
Screenwriters: Fatemeh Abdoli, Saeed Jafarian
Producer: Rambod Javan
Cinematographer: Masoud Amini Tirani
Editor: Emad Khodabakhsh
Music: Hessam Ohadi

Permission: FiDAN - Iranian Short Film Portal & Distribution

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