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.


Script : Pooya Razi
Production : Floréal Films
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)