Amirali NavaeeStill: Silence
Amirali NAVAEE (1982, Iran) is a dancer, installation artist and filmmaker. He began his artistic career as a dancer, at the age of just 15, before enrolling in Tehran Film School. In 2006, he directed the short dance film As I Was Leaving My City. His second short film, My Atomic Beloved (2008), was also a dance film and screened at the Venice Film Festival. For Sight (2009), he was awarded the Intervideo Talent Award. His Iranian background plays an important role in his work, which has been screened at venues and festivals around the world.
(selection) As I Was Leaving My City (2006, short), ZAAR (2006, co-dir), My Atomic Beloved (2008, short), IETM meeting through the eyes of a stranger who had a small camera (2008, short doc), Saba the Wind (2009, instal), Incomplete Metamorphosis (2009, instal), Sight (2009, short), IETM in close up (short, doc), Death of Dear Father (2010, short doc), There Was Once an Ocean Here (2012, short doc), The Wind: An Anti-Hero Requiem (2013, short doc), A Letter to Behnam (2017, doc), Silence (2020, short)