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:
Feature Films:
2020: « TiTi », Fiction, Colour, 101 min, Iran
2019: « THE NIKAIDOS’ FALL », Fiction, Colour, 106 min, Japan & Hong Kong
2017: « ISRAFIL », Fiction, Colour, 100 min, Iran
2015: « NAHID », Fiction, Colour, 105 min, Iran

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

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