Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

Radiograph of a Family

Norway, Iran, Switzerland
2020 — 82 min / Colour

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Synopsis

I am the product of Iran’s struggle between secularism and the Islamic ideology. My parents’ love story takes us from the Shah era to the Islamic Revolution and the hardships during the Iran-Iraq War, up to the present day – all in our home in Tehran. In my childhood, I was constantly forced to choose between my parents; each day, I endured imposition from one side and acceptance from the other.

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Directors' Biography

Born in Tehran, Firouzeh Khosrovani settled in Italy to pursue her artistic studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. After graduating in 2002 she returned to Iran and acquired her Master’s degree in Journalism. She now lives between Tehran and Rome.

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Director

Firouzeh Khosrovani

Producer

Fabien Greenberg

Bård Kjøge Rønning

Cinematography

Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah

Editing

Farahnaz Sharifi

Rainer Maria Trinkler

Sound

Ensieh Maliki

Hugo Ekornes

Screenings & Awards

IDFA, Netherlands, 2020
Best Feature-Length Documentary

ZagrebDox , Croatia, 2021
Movies That Matter Award - Special Mention

Göteborg FF, Sweden, 2021

DocPoint DFF, Finland, 2021

Krakow FF , Czech Republic, 2021