About Me (Ali Asgari) Netherlands

About Me
Ali Asgari
Netherlands. 2022. 15 min

Young Fatima holds a secret that could change her fate; she must place her trust in a doctor to make a tough decision between cultural tradition and medical ethics.


Born in Iran, Ali Asgari is a prominent Iranian cinema figure with more than 200 awards to his name. Two of his shorts (More Than Two Hours 2013 and The Silence 2016) were nominated for Palme d’Or at Festival de Cannes and The Baby was in short film competition of Venice Film Festival 2014. Ali’s films are concerned with precarious lives who live at society’s margin in his native country Iran. His debut film Disappearance was developed at the Cinafondation residency of Festival De Cannes and had its world and North American premiere at Venice International Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival 2017. Until Tomorrow his second feature film was recently premiered in Berlinale 2022.
Ali is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Feature Films

  1. Until Tomorrow  2022  Iran – France – Qatar 86 min
  2. Disappearance   2017  Iran – Qatar 90 min

Short Films

  1. About Me 2022 Netherlands 15 min
  2. Witness 2020  France – Iran 15 min
  3. Pilgrims 2020  Turkey 17 min
  4. Delay  2018 Italy – Iran 14 min
  5. The Silence 2016 France – Italy 15 min
  6. Vika 2016 Turkey – Italy 13 min
  7. The Pain  2015 France – Iran 15 min
  8. The Baby  2014 Italy – Iran 16 min
  9. More than two hours 2013 Iran 15 min
  10. Barbie 2012 Iran 12 min
  11. Tonight is not a good night for dying  2011 Iran 4 min