Baktash Abtin

After graduating from high school, Bektash ABTIN (1974, Iran) became interested in poetry, and in a short time succeeded in publishing three poetry books. Due to his interest in poetry and literature he became familiar with cinema, entering its world by writing a script and playing in a TV movie. Abtin directed his first documentary, called The Solar Eclipse, in 2005 and has realised several documentaries and one short feature so far.


(all short) The Solar Eclipse (2005, doc), The Sand Jar (2006, doc), The Sleep Penetration (2007, doc), Mika (2007), The Near Dream (2008, doc), Park Mark (2009, doc), Mory zan mikhad/Mory Wants a Wife (2013, doc)