Pirooz Kalantari, born in 1953 in Tehran, graduated from film school in 1974 and has been working as a film critic and documentary filmmaker since 1986. His films include “Refugee” (1992), winner of two international prizes, “Shot Unfinished” (1996) and “The Tale That Other Shoe” (1998). His 1999 film “Alone in Tehran”, shown at numerous festivals, pictures a young woman struggling to become free from the constraints imposed on her by society. His most recent work “That is Life” (2002) takes students in Tehran as its theme, exploring both their hopes and dreams.
Author: House of World Cultures
This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the culturebase.net partner institutions.
Contemporary Positions of Iranian Artists
(19 March 04 - 09 May 04)