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The Sixth Unit

Director: Ali Afshari, 2020, Iran, 14 minutes, Cast: Lotfollah Seifi, Mahsa Naseri

In a world where the average person speaks only fifteen words per day, Khosrow has a different kind of job; he sells the meaning of words, but what is the meaning of love?


Screening with: We Are All Together


Saturday, Sept. 19th, 07:15 PM

Ali Afshari

Ali Afshari was born in 1999 in Tehran. He is currently studying dramatic literature at Tehran Azad University. He started his career as a stand-up comedian and humor columnist in Tehran; moreover, his passion of cinema has also encouraged him to make short movies. “The Sixth Unit” is his debut short film and his first experience in filmmaking.