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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Shahram Mokri

Filmmaker and screenwriter Shahram MOKRI (1978, Iran) graduated from Soore University Tehran with a Bachelor in Film and Television Directing. He has been making short films since 2000 and he received the award for Best Director at Noor Iranian Film Festival with his short film The Dragonfly Storm (2007). Bringing him national and international recognition, Fish and Cat (2013) garnered the Special Orizzonti Award for Innovative Content at Venice and the Special Jury Prize at Dubai International Film Festival. Careless Crime (2020) competed in the same Orizzonti section in Venice.


Electric Shock and Fly (2000, short), Toofan-e Sanjaghak/Dragonfly Storm (2002, short), Mahdoodeh-ye Dayereh/Limit of Circle (2005, short), This Is the Question (2006, short doc), Andosi/Ando-C (2007, short), Ashkan, angoshtar-e motebarek va dastan-haye digar/Ashkan, The Charmed Ring and Other Stories (2009), Kham, pekhth, swkhth/Raw, Cooked and Burnt (2010, short), Mahi va gorbeh/Fish and Cat (2013), Hojoom/Invasion (2017), Jenayat-e bi deghat/Careless Crime (2020)

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Shahram Mokri at IFFR

  • Careless Crime

    A wild mix of quirky fiction feature and playful historical film essay investigates a key moment in Iranian (cinema) history.

    • Cinema Regained
  • Fish and Cat

    A group of young people camp by a lake and some woods. There’s a restaurant in the village, but how does the owner get his ingredients? This exception

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