Eestgah

A Film by Marzieh Vafamehr

Synopsis

STATION.
A tired worker, clenching a plastic bag, waiting for the late bus at a bus stop. Others arrive, waiting for the bus. The bus arrives. Passengers get on the bus but…

Director

  • Picture of Marzieh Vafamehr © Marzieh Vafamehr

    Marzieh Vafamehr

    Marzieh Vafamehr is an Iranian independent filmmaker and actress living in Tehran. She directed Nabat, Wind- ten years old, Hello-good morning, Crossed out, Station.
    She is a Sundance artist has selected as top ten by Wind-ten years old. She won Roshed Film Festival and Roma Medfilm Festival as best film prize. Vafamehr was arrested on 29 June 2011, reportedly due to her
    acting in Granaz Moussavi's 2009 Iranian-Australian film My Tehran for Sale that is critical of her native Iran. She was released on 24 October 2011, after posting unspecified bail. It was reported that she was sentenced to 90 lashes and a year in prison for appearing in the movie as an actress whose work is banned by the Iranian authorities. On 27 October 2011, Amnesty International reported that an Iranian appeals court had reduced Vafamehr's prison sentence to three months and overturned the flogging sentence. Vafamehr was released after 118 days, but she was banned from making or playing in films and any forms of cultural activities as well as from leaving Iran till 2017.

Awards + Festivals

  • 16th TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)November 2, 2018
  • 25th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM WEEK REGENSBURG (Official Selection, Regensburg, Germany)March 13, 2019
  • 4th THE UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)April 6, 2019
  • OLBIA FILM NETWORK (Film Market Professional Video Library, Olbia, Italy)June 19, 2019
  • 3rd SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO FILM FEST (Official Selection, Santiago del Estero, Argentina)June 25, 2019
  • 5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Short List, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019

Crew

Director
Marzieh Vafamehr
Screenplay
Marzieh Vafamehr
Producer
Marzieh Vafamehr
Director of Photography
Masoud Amini Tirani
Art Direction
Ghazal Aloosi
Costume Design
Ghazal Aloosi
Sound
Hossein Bashash
Editor
Emad Khodabakhsh
Sound Design
Arash Ghasemi
Music
Mani Jafarzadeh

Details

Running Time
14:43 min
Shooting Format
HD 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1 Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Marzieh Vafamehr
mehr.mehrproduction@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/marzieh.vafamehr/