Docunight Posts

October 2018

After receiving a BA in French literature from the University of Paris, Shirin Parsi returned to Iran but decided not to live in the megapolis capital, Tehran.

September 2018

The Season of Warm Breezes’ follows a teacher in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province who tries to eradicate illiteracy among female residents.


‘Weavers of Imagination’ recounts the life of a number of visually-impaired people who weave rugs together and how the simple fact of working together fills them with a great sense of happiness.

August 2018

The life of Tahirih Qurratu’l-Ayn, a woman of letters, the effect of whose presence on women’s equality movement in the 19th century in Iran.

July 2018

Three arthouse docudrama films about a well-known musician (Soleyman Vaseghi, a.k.a. Soli), a painter (Gholamhossein Nami) and a poet (Reza Baraheni).

June 2018
May 2018

Mehrdad Mehdi, one of the pioneers of street music in Iran, decides to get his old band members together to start a street music festival in Tehran.


Watch what takes place in Tehran from sunset to sunrise when most people are deep asleep! A stunningly beautiful visual journey through the lives of Tehran’s night shift.

December 2017

In 1971 three young musicians set out to perform the euphoric rock’n roll and Latin hits of their time on the stages of Tehran.


Javad Yassari’s songs are emotional roller-coasters of love, loss, and loneliness.

November 2017

An intimate look at the hopes and struggles of a handful of young Iranian wrestlers as they prepare for the biggest event of their lives; the world championship in Europe. It’s a social tale set against the qualms of committing one’s life to a dream at a young age.

October 2017
September 2017

Born and raised in Iran, Afshin Naghouni suffered a catastrophic spinal cord injury during a birthday party in Tehran when he fell from the seventh floor of a building while trying to escape from Iranian police.


Max, one of the millions of immigrants in the world is trying to find his Promised Land.