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Starless Dreams  /  Hey, Humans

Starless Dreams
May 14, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Starless Dreams  (Iran, 2016)

Royahaye Dame Sobh

Documentarian Mehrdad Oskouei crafts a delicate but powerful portrait of young Iranian women struggling with abuse and addiction at a detention facility where they share with his camera their stories of pain, hope and resilience.                                    

DCP, color, 76 min.  Director: Mehrdad Oskouei.

Hey, Humans  (Iran, 2016)

The latest documentary from master filmmaker Rakhshan Banietemad (Tales, Nargess) quietly extols the tireless work of the Chain of Hope Institute, which connects Iranian children in poverty who have serious heart and orthopedic conditions with international doctors who perform the life- saving surgeries they need.

DCP, color, 66 min.  Director: Rakhshan Banietemad.  Producer: Rakhshan Banietemad.  Cinematographer: Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah, Mohammad Hadadi.  Editor: Shirin Barghnavard.  Music: Siamak Kalantari.