Hamja (Mehdi Ghanavati) Imagineindia 2018

Hamja                                                                                                                                          Mehdi Ghanavati                                                                                                                  Iran. 2016. 58 min

The film tells the story of a man called Abdolhassan who has built a village for himself and his family. The village is located in the south of Iran in Boushehr. Their income comes from farming and livestock. There is a private school at the village where the students are all brothers and sisters. Abdolhassan has managed to electrify the village.He has four wives and 27 children.


Graduated in filmmaking from Ahvaz Soureh University, Ghanavati began his artistic career in 2002. He got his bachelor’s degree in filmmaking in 2013. He is a filmmaker and a photographer. His directorial film works include Usual Lunatics (2003), Jajim (2004), Sneeze (2013) and Yaft Abad (2013)