Retouch (Kaveh Mazaheri) Iran. Imagineindia 2018

Retouch                                                                                                                                Kaveh Mazaheri                                                                                                                    Iran. 2017. 20 min

In the corner of the home, Maryam’s husband does weightlifting. Suddenly, the weight falls on his throat and puts him between life and death. Maryam tries to save him, but she just decides to stop helping and stand and watch her husband’s death. After she makes sure her husband is dead, gathered her stuff and goes out with her child. During the day, she pretends her husband is got disappeared and she does not have any news.


Mazaheri’s first short film, TWEEZERS (2007). To date, he has made three independent short films and more than twenty short and long documentaries for some broadcasts. He is the editor and author of a great many projects aside from his own.
His documentary “A REPORT ABOUT MINA” was official selection of many international film festivals around the world, and won “Special Mention Prize” from Yamagata Documentary Film Festival (Japan 2015).

Some of the films he has directed include:

TWEEZERS (short fiction, Iran 2007)
Official Selection of Opolskie Lamy Film Festival (Poland 2009), Yari Film Festival (Sweden 2009), Third Eye Film Festival (India 2009), Jaipur International Film Festival (India 2009), Tasvir Film Festival (Iran 2014)
SOORI’ S TRIP (doumentary, Iran 2009)
Official Selection of Arsenal Film Festival (UK 2010), Kvinnor I focus Film Festival (Sweden 2010), IBAFF Film Festival (Spain 2010) *Nominated “Best Feature Film”, Extrema Film Festival (Spain 2010), Parvin International Film Festival (Iran 2014)
LABYRINTH (TV docudrama series, Iran 2013, 15 Episodes, for Iranian National Television)
COCKROACH (short fiction, Iran 2015)
Official Selection of 11st Celebration of Khaneh Cinema (Iran), Parvin Film Festival (Iran), Alborz Film Festival (Iran)
*Winner “Best Short Film”
Official Selection of Yamagata Documentary International Film Festival (Japan 2015) *Winner “Special Mention Prize” – Nominated “Ogawa Shinsuke Prize” / Black International Cinema Berlin (Germany 2015) *Winner “Best Film Expressionist Narrative” / Scandinavian International Film Festival (Finland 2016) *Winner “Award of Rcognition” / Cinema Verite Documentary Film Festival (Iran 2015) / 1001Documentary Film Festival (Turkey 2015) / 18th Celebration of Khaneh Cinema (Iran 2015) / Queens World Film Festival (USA 2016) / 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival (India 2016) / Livermore Valley Film Festival (USA 2016) / International Video Art House Madrid (Spain 2016) / Iranian Film Festival Zurich (Switzerland 2016) / Ferfilm International Film Festival (Kosovo
2016) / All Lights India International Film Festival (India 2016) / The 5th Persian International Film Festival (Australia 2016) / The festival Antropofest (Czech, 2017) / Festival of Iranian Films (Czech, 2017) / Docfeed Film Featival (Netherlands, 2017) / ETHNOCINECA International Documentary Film Festival Vienna (Austria, 2017)
FLIGHT TO PARDIS (TV doumentary, Iran 2016)


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