Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Mana Pakseresht, 2022, Iran, 5 minutes, Cast: Masoud Badrtalei, Siamak Hoseinpour, Shahab Golchin, Amirhosein Abbasi, Vihan Zarebin, Mahya Zarebin, Ashkan Golchin, Abtin Golchin, Hosein Poursayad, Manouchehr Khoshrou, Maryam Poursafar

Aging is near and loneliness is closer…

Screening with: Shorts Program #1


Sunday, Sept. 18th, 11:00 AM

Mana Pakseresht

Mana Pakseresht is an independent Iranian female filmmaker who, in addition to filmmaking, is also an Iranian actress. She has made more than 6 short films and participated in many festivals and won several awards.

Filmography (as a director):
2020 Don’t Worry
2020 Heritage
2021 Azure
2021 Eyes
2022 Bench
2022 Period

Filmography (as an actress):
2011 Last Meeting / feature film (Daryoush Yari)
2011 A House on a Hill / series (Daryoush Yari)
2018 Malahat / series (Farhad Pakseresht)
2018 Booghchi / series (Abouzar Jalali)
2019 Anima / feature film (Reza Golchin)
2020 Handmade / feature (Alborz Pourdayad)
2020 From Warsaw to Tehran (Theater)