Not Being – Pooya Razi

Director / Réalisateur : Pooya Razi

Fiction – 9 mn – 2019 – Iranian / Iranien

In recent years in Iran, sociopolitical circumstances have increased the rate of emigration, making separation a routine in daily lives. This film attempts to examine the experience from the viewpoint of the person who stays behind.

Au cours des dernières années, les circonstances sociaux-politiques en Iran ont favorisé l’émigration, faisant de la séparation une routine dans les vies quotidiennes. Ce film tente d’examiner cette expérience du point de vue de celui qui reste.


Script : Pooya Razi
Cast : Amirhossein Shahnazi, Negar Yaghmaeian

Biography / Biographie

Pooya Razi is a 34-year-old visual artist living and working in Tehran. Flash Art magazine has described his paintings, which have been exhibited in Tehran, Paris, New York and Dubai–as explorations of « the poetry of the human psyche. » Razi holds a BA in Painting from the University of Tehran Arts Faculty. In 2012 He started to create “The Noise”, his first film. The film was nominated for the Grand Prize- International Competition at Oberhausen International Short Film Festival and officially selected for many important film festivals such as: Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2015, « Festival du nouveau cinéma ». Montreal,Canada, “Glasgow Film Festival” Glasgow, Scotland,2015.

Filmography / Filmographie

Not Being (2019)
The Noise (2014)