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In Conversation with Filmmakers

What inspired you to make this film?(“Gaza: A Gaping Wound”, 2015, Poland/Palestine, Anne Peq) During the 2014 Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, 142 Palestinian families lost three or more members. While covering the events, photographer Anne Paq and reporter …

What inspired you to make this film? (“Masoumeh”, 2015. Iran, Sona Moghadam) Violence and crime of the modern age and their destructive effects, especially on women. What do you want American audiences to know about this film or about the …

What inspired you to make this film? (“Syria”, 2016, Belgium, Halla Nejm) Violence and crime of the modern age and their destructive effects, especially on women. What do you want American audiences to know about this film or about the …

What inspired you to make this film? (“Eyes in Qaah”, 2015, Syria, Tamim Kalash) The songs of Katia and Fatima (The film’s main characters) embody the aspirations of the Syrian people for freedom and a decent life, as well as …

What inspired you to make this film? (“The way home” 2015, Sweden, Begonia Randhav) My parents were refugees and I’ve worked a lot with unaccompanied refugee minors as well. It’s hard not to get affected by everything that’s happening in …

What inspired you to make this film? (“9956” 2016, Qatar, Zaki Hussain) I love to poke fun in conventional screenwriting. I spend a lot of time watching cool mini-documentaries on Vimeo and realized that they have a certain structure. With …

What inspired you to make this film? (“NGO“,2016. Iraq/UK, Dr Sam Christie) I have just returned from a three month stay in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, indeed, I’m officially a resident at the moment and am trying to go …

What inspired you to make this film?(“Voice of Valley”, 2015. Jordan, Leila Jarman) I was taking a sort of broad strokes Middle Eastern history class in my senior year of college and wanted to find a more direct and practical …

What inspired you to make this film? (“About Arif“, 2016. Turkey, Hasan Kalender) When I was a kid, among my friends, I used to feel most close to a kid with Down Syndrome. People with Down Syndrome are not cunning; …

What inspired you to make this film?(“Tomorrow After Yesterday”, 2014. Iran, Behzad Moloud) I like making independent films, and I have been always looking for new and different ideas. ‘Tomorrow After Yesterday’ reflects all my experience in film production. Situations …

What inspired you to make this film? (“Six O’clock” 2016, Iran, Keivan Mohseni) Iranian professional cinema has worked very weakly in this genre. Our aim was to make an action film with a low budget in order to show that …

مصاحبه با آرمان خوانساریان کارگردان فیلم بن بست تنظیم مصاحبه : آرین مظفری مظفری : قبلا بهم گفتی که کارگاه فیلمسازی عباس کیارستمی رفتی و من هم راست ش تعجب کردم که آن جا رفتی چون با توجه به فیلم …