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Hendi and Hormoz

Hendi and Hormoz
April 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm


Temporary  (Iran, 2018)

Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival Finalist. Shot with a piercing frankness, Temporary confronts us with the hard choices to made by a young, single mother and the willingness of a religious establishment to condone her exploitation.

DCP, color, 16 min. Directed by Behzad Azadi. Screenwriter: Behzad Azadi.

Hendi and Hormoz  (Iran, 2018)

Hendi va Hormoz

Rugged and delicate beauty exist side-by-side on the red sand island of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf where 13-year-old Hendi is married off to the 16-year-old Hormoz on his promise of a job at the local mine. When the job falls through, the young couple must struggle to make their way against difficult odds in a land as spellbinding as it is unforgiving.

DCP, color, 88 min. Director Abbas Amini. Screenwriter: Hossein Farrokhzadeh, A. Amini. Cast: Hamed Alipour, Zohreh Eslam, Asma Daneh-chin.