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Short Wave

Director: Mohamad Esmaeeli, 2019, Iran, 15 minutes, Cast: Pedram Sharifi

Early in the morning, a worker, tired of night work, comes back home. The speech of a dictator from a loudspeaker in the street disturbs his rest. He decides to stifle the annoying noise as best he can, but on this path, he loses himself.

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


Short Wave
Sunday, Sept. 29th, 11:00 AM

Mohamad Esmaeel

Mohamad Esmaeeli was born in 1983, in Tehran, Iran. Experimental photographer since 2005. Photo manager of Cinema Weekly Magazine in 2008, photographer for Monthly Film Magazine since 2011. Started filmmaking with a short film called “Newzif” in 2011. He is a member of the Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds (Khaneh Cinema) and the “Iranian Short Film Association” (ISFA) as of 2014. Jury member of the Iranian Short Film Academy in 2017.

Filmography: Newzif /short film (2011), Hidden Army /short film (2013), Operation747 /short film (2017), Shortwave /short film (2019)