Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©

Abbas Kiarostami

Director: Midia Kiasat, 2016, Iran, 5 minutes, Cast: Shadi Katiraei, Danial Asadi, Alireza Davoudnezhad, Shahram Nazari

“Kiarostami’s different and deep outlook on life, and his invitation to peace and friendship, will be an everlasting achievement.”

Screening with: Mountain


Abbas Kiarostami
Saturday, September 23, 7:30 PM

Midia Kiasat

Midia Kiasat is currently a film student at Iranian National School of Cinema. He followed his interest in visual arts by self-training himself in the Adobe and Foundry softwares and has pursuit his career as a motion graphic designer, VFX artist, editor, and a color grader in different projects including numbers of documentaries, teasers and also title sequences. Meanwhile, he has started his career as a filmmaker by directing a couple of documentaries and experimental films such as I Also Can, 47, Tour Guide, Upside-Down World, Abbas Kiarostami, and Sanaz. In 2014, two of his short films, Lullaby and B-Retoonaneh, brought him prizes from Kharazmi Festival. He has also held solo exhibitions of his works of graphic and digital arts in 2009 and has played didgeridoo accompaniment in two concerts 2013. Abbas Kiarostami (2016) is his latest film.