Hassan Yektapanah

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Film (feature film)
Middle East, Asia, Eastern
Iran (Islamic Republic of), China
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Hassan Yektapanah, born in 1963 in Tehran, initially started in film as an assistant director, first with Jafar Panahi on “The Mirror” (1997) and then on Abbas Kiarostami’s award-winning film “The Taste of Cherry” (1997). He made his own debut as a director with “Djomeh” (2000), winning the coveted Camera d’Or for the best first-time entry at Cannes. Yektapanah’s film tells the story of how a young Afghani refugee, working in a small Iranian town, falls in love with a local girl.
Author: House of World Cultures


This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the culturebase.net partner institutions.

Far Near Distance

Contemporary Positions of Iranian Artists

(19 March 04 - 09 May 04)