Director

Shahram Mokri

2 Films in collection

Born in Kermanshah, Iran, on 17 August 1978, Shahram Mokri graduated in cinema from Tehran’s Soureh College. He’s been making short films since 2000 and has edited 8 TV dramas, 2 TV series and over 20 successful short fictions and documentaries. Ashkan, The Charmed Ring And Other Stories, his debut feature film, had its international premiere at Busan IFF in 2009. Fish & Cat, his second feature, was selected at the 70th Venice International Film Festival and won the special Orizzonti Award for innovative content. Invasion, his third feature, was selected at the 2017 Berlinale. All his films have had great success, both with film critics and the public.

Filmography

2020 CARELESS CRIME
2013 FISH & CAT
2011 RAW, COOKED BURNED (short film)
2010 YOUTH AND ART (documentary)
2009 ASHKAN, THE CHARMED RING AND OTHER STORIES
2007 ANDO-C (short film)
2006 THIS IS THE QUESTION (documentary)
2005 LIMIT OF CIRCLE (short film)
2002 DRAGONFLY STORM (short film)
2000 ELECTRIC SHOCK AND FLY (short film)

Careless Crime (2020)

Forty years ago, during the uprising to overthrow the Shah’s regime in Iran, protestors set fire to movie theaters as a way of showing opposition to Western culture. Many cinemas were burned down. In one tragic case, a theater was set on fire with four hundred people inside, most of whom were burned alive. Forty years have passed and, in contemporary Iran, four individuals also decide to burn a cinema down. Their intended target is a theater showing a film about an unearthed, unexploded missile. Will past and present meet? More

Fish and Cat (Flyer)

Fish and Cat (2013)

A group of students decides to camp on a desolate Caspian region which runs a competition of kite flying during the winter solstice. Not far from the camp, live Babak and Saeed, two grim cooks. Armed with sharp knives, they roam the forest in search of meat to serve the decrepit restaurant they run nearby. More

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