Sun Mar 3, 2019 – 2:30 pm | Bagels & More
Directed by Alireza Ghasem
Iran | 16 min | 2017
A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital – due to her young age – won’t let her into the morgue and ask her to bring her guardian instead. However, the girl insists that most of her family is in jail for criminal activities. Finally, after her insistence, they agree to let her into the morgue…
Alireza Ghasemi, born in 1990 Iran, received his bachelor degree from Tehran University of Art in film directing. He is currently a film studies master student at the Cinema and Theater Department of Tehran University of Art. He was the director of the 11th Nahal Student Short Film Festival, and later became a member of the Nahal Academy. In addition to writing and directing several short films, he has founded The Globe International Silent Film Festival in 2015.