Maryam Tafakory

Whether You Like it Or Not

چه بخوای چه نخوای work-in-progress

Iran, United Kingdom
11' / Color

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Synopsis

Clips from current projects using erasure as a generative tool for (un)making images.

Director Biography

Maryam Tafakory (b. Iran) is an artist filmmaker whose textual and filmic collages interweave poetry, documentary, archival, and found material. Her work has been exhibited internationally including at MoMA Doc Fortnight; IFF Rotterdam; EIFF Edinburgh; MIFF Melbourne; True/False; Pergamon Museum; M HKA; and Anthology Film Archives amongst others. She has received several awards including the Ammodo Tiger Short at 51st IFFR, Barbara Hammer Feminist Film Award at 60th Ann Arbor Film Festival, the Jury Prize at Documenta Madrid, and the Best Short Film at Festival de Cine Lima Independiente. She was awarded the Flaherty/Colgate Distinguished Global Filmmaker in Residence (NY) in 2019, and a MacDowell Fellowship in 2022.

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Director

Maryam Tafakory

Official Film Website

https://www.maryamtafakory.com/films

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Maryam Tafakory
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