Film - CineVision Competition Filmfest 2017


Directed by Navid Mahmoudi


Director: Navid Mahmoudi
Section: CineVision Competition
Country: Afghanistan, Iran
Year: 2016
Language: Dari, Persian
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Reza Ahmadi, Fereshteh Hosseini, Behrang Alavi, Nazanin Bayati, Shams Langaroudi



Two young Afghans, Fereshteh and Nabi, are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran. Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find Fereshteh and take her through Turkey towards Europe and a better life.

Meet the director


Navid Mahmoudi

Navid Mahmoudi was born in 1980, in Parvan, Afghanistan. He and his family moved to Iran when he was 6 years old. From a very young age, he has been interested in films and cinema and developed a passion for the art. He started his professional career as an assistant director and went on to direct his own short films and to produce other works. He has been a producer on over 10 TV Movies. He also produced his first feature A FEW CUBIC METERS OF LOVE which was selected as Afghanistan's official entry for the Oscars and warmly received by both international critics and the public.


Screenplay: Navid Mahmoudi
Director of Photography: Koohyar Kalari
Film Editor: Jamshid Mahmoudi
Composer: Sahand Mahdizadeh
Production Designer: Amir Hossein Babaeian
Costume Design: Amir Hossein Babaeian
Sound: Mohammadreza Habibi, Hossein Ghoorchian
Producer: Jamshid Mahmoudi
Production Company: Aseman Parvaz Film
World Sales: DreamLab Films