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Festival in Media
Section: Special Screening
Country: Iran 
Year: 2016

 

76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

color/ 76 minutes

Director: Seifollah Samadian Screenplay: Seifollah Samadian Editing: Seifollah Samadian Cast:Abbas Kiarostami, Juliette Binoche, Massoud Kimiai, JafarPanahi, Ali-Reza Raisian, Tahereh Ladanian, Hamideh Razavi

This is a Portrait of an artist, whose exceptional approach to Art and life, defined him as one of the most ardent admirers of life itself. The leading aim of this documentary is to share 76 minutes and 15 seconds of undiscovered moments of Abbas Kiarostami’s life and work, in commemoration of his 76 years and 15 days of creative journey. The shots of this documentary are selected out of hundreds of hours of footages, filmed during 25 years of friendship, inside and outside Iran in various occasions: film festivals, photo exhibitions, photography sessions, artistic events, workshops and some unique moments of his daily life.

Production: Tassvir Film Center

 

Seifollah Samadian

Born in Tehran in 1954, Seifollah Samadian is an accomplished Iranian artist, photographer and cinematographer. Highly-regarded internationally as an art director with experience working with directors like Martin Scorsese and Abbas Kiarostami, Samadian came to the forefront in a wave of Iranian photography that gained momentum in Iranian art scene in the years following the 1988 end of the Iran-Iraq war. Samadian later became Professor of Photojournalism at the University of Tehran and is today Publisher and Editor-in-chief of the Iranian cultural magazine Tassvir (Photography).

Filmography:

2016 ,76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

1999, Tehran, the 25th Hour (Documentary short)