Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©

One in Two People

Director: Ali Mashayekhi, 2019, Canada, 7 minutes, Cast: Jade Hassoune, Ashley Leggat, Katie Boland, Katie Strain, Karissa Strain, Matt Murray, Adam Tsekhman

Emily is surrounded by her friends as she reveals her dark secret.

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


One in Two People
Sunday, Sept. 19th, 12:00 PM

Ali Mashayekhi

Ali Mashayekhi is a Canadian film producer who grew up in Toronto, Ontario. Ali has produced over 45 films around the world since 2003 including Japan, Indonesia, the USA, Netherlands, and France. Ali is the Executive Director of the Ethnically Diverse Artists (EDA) Foundation, a non-profit and charitable organization founded by Mena Massoud, which aims to inspire inclusivity and diversity in the arts.

Most recently, Ali has produced the award-winning short film Liminal (2020), the feature anthology An Assortment of Christmas Tales in No Particular Order (2019), and the award-winning documentary Because One Day (2019).