World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Asghar Farhadi

Director_Asghar_Farhadi_websiteBiography
Asghar Farhadi (Isfahan, 1972) was already active in theatre and film while still at Tehran University. During his study of film directing he made his first 8mm and 16mm films, wrote plays for student groups and radio plays, and directed several television programs. He graduated in 1998 and made his directorial debut in 2003 with Dancing in the Dust. His international breakthrough came in 2009 with About Elly, which won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin Film Festival. A Separation (2011), his latest film, was awarded a Golden Bear in Berlin in 2011.

Filmography
Filmography Features
2011 A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin)
2009 About Elly (Darbareye Elly)
2006 Fireworks Wednesday (Chahar shanbeh-souri)
2004 Beautiful City (Shahr-e Ziba)
2003 Dancing In The Dust (Raghs dar ghobar)
Filmography Shorts
1998 The Wire (Sim)
1992 The Eyes (Cheshm-Ha)
1991 The Adventures of Mr. Filmmaker (Majerahaye
Filmsaz)
1990 The World of Walls (Donyaye divarha)
1989 Radio
1988 Janali

Features
2011 A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin)
2009 About Elly (Darbareye Elly)
2006 Fireworks Wednesday (Chahar shanbeh-souri)
2004 Beautiful City (Shahr-e Ziba)
2003 Dancing In The Dust (Raghs dar ghobar)

Shorts
1998 The Wire (Sim)
1992 The Eyes (Cheshm-Ha)
1991 The Adventures of Mr. Filmmaker (MajerahayeFilmsaz)
1990 The World of Walls (Donyaye divarha)
1989 Radio
1988 Janali

Asghar Farhadi is present at World Cinema Amsterdam 2011.