September 26-27, 2015
Tickets on Sale Now!
Welcome to the 8th Annual Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco, the first independent Iranian film festival outside of Iran. This year, once again, IFF will present the best Iranian films made by or about Iranians from around the world by discovering the new talents while we honor the works of the veteran filmmakers. Aside from Iran, these are the countries that are participating with their latest films this year: USA, United Kingdom, Mexico, Georgia, France, Syria, Germany, Canada, Italy. There is still time to sponsor or advertise with our festival. The tickets and passes are on sale now. To order your tickets, please click here.
Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco, the first independent Iranian film festival outside of Iran, which showcases independent feature and short films made by or about Iranians from around the world, will present 33 films from ten countries at its 8th annual event. The films range from fiction, documentary, animation, short, music...
The tribute this year is for Gohar Kheirandish, a legendary stage and screen actress who will be present on Saturday, September 26 at 7:45 pm.
Among the highlights are Mohsen Makhmalbaf's latest film, The President, the story of an imaginary place, which its President is on the run with his five-year-old grandson following a coup d’état.
And also Bahman Ghobadi's latest film, Words with Gods, an exploration of the relationship between different cultures and religion.
The U.S. premiere of Taboo directed by Khosro Masoumi, is the story of a 67 years old Iranian landowner in spite of having 3 legal wives is pushing one of his workers — who has a beautiful 24 years old daughter [played by Elnaz Shakerdoost] — to force her into marrying him. Beautifully shot against the Iranian landscape in Northern Iran.
There are several:
documentaries: I Want to be a King, Out of Focus, The [Iron] Sheik, Transcription...
Animation: Beach Flags, One Thousand and One Teardrops, One of Thousands...
Shorts: The Salt Man, The Well, Talk Radio Tehran, Let Our Men Dance...
Music: Six Years Six Centuries, Yar, Emotions of Tomorrow...
There is still time to sponsor and advertise with the festival. For info, please contact: info@IranianFilmFestival.org
Please support the festival any way you can, and be a part of it.
The tickets and passes are available now, online: here.
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