The Unseeable Seeable
Director: Mohammad Ehsani, 2020, Iran, 30 minutes, Cast: Shahram Nazeri
This is a documentary about the life and work of Shahram Nazeri a prominent icon of Kurdish and Persian classical Sufi music. He was the first vocalist to set Rumi’s poetry to Persian music thirty-five years ago, thus establishing a tradition of Sufi music within both Persian classical music and his music was instrumental in introducing Western musical audiences to both Sufism and to the poetry of Rumi.
Sunday, Sept. 20th, 03:15 PM
Mohammad Ehsani is an Iranian independent filmmaker and a member of the Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association and IDA. He has made several award-winning documentary and fiction films. Ehsani’s films deal with historical-drama and social- environmental issues in Iran.
Filmography: Rakhsh on Flesh (2003), The Lovers: The Victims (2004), Tabriz: Images from the Forgotten World (2007), Lady Urmia (2013), Enamel Dome (2014), Lonely Lake (2015), Once Hamoun (2016), Smoke (2017), Karun (2019), Bitter Wind (2020