Ida Panahandeh

Biography:
Ida Panahandeh was born in Tehran, Iran in 1979. She obtained a degree in Film Photography in 2002 and a master’s in Film Direction in 2005, both from the Arts University of Tehran, where she began her film career with several short films.
After university she was invited to direct films for Iranian television, with which she won awards at numerous national festivals.
In 2009 she took part in the Berlin ’Talent Campus’.
Having as a central theme a woman’s place in modern society she has, throughout her work, focused on women’s rights. This she did with her first feature, ‘Nahid’, which won her worldwide acclaim.
Filmography:

Short Films:
2010:  « Irandokht », Documentary, DVCAM, 26min
2009:  « Winter Vases », Fiction, HDCAM, 48min
2008:  « Redroot Pigweed (Cockscomb Flower) », Fiction, HDV, 17min
2007:   « City Lights », Fiction, HDV, 20min
2005:  « Those Hands », Fiction, DVCAM, 13min
2004:  « Taxonomy », Fiction, DVCAM, 24min
2003:  « An Infinite Integral », Fiction, DVCAM, 15min
2002:  “The Door is Ajar”, Fiction, 16mm, 7min
2001:  « Romulus », Fiction, 16mm, 15min
2000: « The Bazaar », Fiction, 16mm, 10min
1999: « The Train Station », Fiction, 16mm, 12min

Documentary and TV Movies:
2013: « From The South East », TV Movie, 90min
2012: « The Lost Honor of Mr. Sadeghi », TV Movie, 90min
2012:  « Mrs. Ghamar’s House », Documentary, 63min
2010:  « The Story of Davood & The Dove », TV Movie, 90min

Feature Films:
20017: « ISRAFIL », Fiction, Colour, 100min, Iran
20015: « NAHID », Fiction, Colour, 105min, Iran