Dollhouse-Shabnam Piryaei- Iran / USA

We witness the devastating aftermath of war.

It’s not often you see such roles as Key Grip, Script Supervisor and Gaffer in the credits of a poetry film! Even better, it still goes in the author-made videopoem category, as Iranian-American poet Shabnam Piryaei is credited as both writer and main director. According to heru bio, her print publication credits are as impressive as her film credits. It’s always heartening to see a poet working in film at such a high level of professional expertise. (source: Moving Poems)

Screened at:

– HollyShorts Film Festival (U.S.)
– Noor Iranian Film Festival (U.S.)
– Blissfest333 (U.S.)
– Co-Kisser Poetry Film Festival (U.S.)
– International Literary Film Festival (U.S.)
– Catskill Film and Video Festival (U.S.)
– Video Art and Experimental Film Festival (U.S)
– The Foundry Film + Video Series
– (sub)Urban Projections (U.S.)
– The Window Project – Digital Arts Entertainment Laboratory (U.S.)
– Canterbury Short Film Festival (New Zealand)
– International Video Poetry Festival (Greece)
– Art Monastery Film Festival (Italy)
– Festival Videomedeja (Serbia)
– Sadho Poetry Film Festival (India)
– Visible Verse Festival (Canada)
– Liberated Words (U.K.)
– Ó Bhéal Film Festival (Ireland)
– Cologne International Film Festival (Germany)

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