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What Did You Dream Last Night, Parajanov?
Was hast du gestern geträumt, Parajanov?
دیشب چه خوابی دیدی پاراجانف؟


dir. Faraz Fesharaki

feature, creative documentary
2024 / 81 minutes / Germany / Farsi

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Written and directed by Faraz Fesharaki

Production : DFFB, New Matter Films, Ewelina Rosinska

Producers : Luise Hauschild, Ewelina Rosinska, Mariam Shatberashvil

Cinematography : Moritz Friese, Shahab Fotouhi, Faraz Fesharak

Sound : Sum-Sum Shen Mix Jan Pasemann

Editing : Faraz Fesharaki

Cast : Mitra Kia, Hasan Fesharaki, Faraz Fesharaki , Rahi Sinaki

Synopsis

The webcam witnessed it all: from the strange snowfall in Isfahan to Mitra telling stories of her prison time and Hasan insisting on hearing his son's last night dream. A decade of family togetherness, online, between Isfahan and Berlin.

Festivals & screenings

World premiere : Berlinale Forum 2024, DE

First Look Festival - Museum of the Moving Image, US

Sinema Transtopia, DE

Bildrausch Filmfest Basel, CH

Press kit

Selected Press

Cineuropa Review

 

Filmmaker's bio

Faraz Fesharaki is an Iranian-German filmmaker and award- winning cinematographer living in Berlin. While studying Dramatic Literature and Film Studies at the Tehran University of Art, he attended Abbas Kiarostami's workshop and began making his own short films. In 2012, he started studying at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin. 

 

His graduation film as a cinematographer, What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? by Alexandre Koberidze, premiered in the Berlinale Competition in 2021, where it was awarded with the FIPRESCI prize. Faraz Fesharaki also received the award for Best Cinematography at the Sevilla Film Festival for his work on the film and a nomination for Best Cinematography at the German Film Critic Awards. 

 

In 2021 he shot Sara Summa’s second feature Arthur & Diana which premiered at TIFF in 2023 and Mónica Lima’s new short film Natureza Humana, that won the Ammodo Tiger Short Award in Rotterdam 2023. What did you dream last night, Parajanov? is his first feature length film as a director. 

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