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Rouzbeh Rashidi

Director

 

Biography

Rouzbeh Rashidi (born in Tehran, 1980) is an Iranian independent filmmaker. He has been making films since 2000 when he founded the Experimental Film Society in Tehran. Since then, he has worked completely apart from any mainstream conceptions of filmmaking. He strives to escape the stereotypes of conventional storytelling and instead roots his cinematic style in a poetic interaction of image and sound. He intentionally rejects scriptwriting, or any other form of written pre-planning.

His films are inspired by and constructed around images, locations, characters and their immediate situations. The stylistic elements that make up his distinctively personal film language include the use of natural light, non-professional actors, slow paced rhythms, abstract plots, static shots and minimal dialogue. He employs a wide range of different formats and devices to make his films, including video, Super-8mm, webcam and mobile phone cameras. His consistently low-budget work is entirely… read more

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Experimental Film Society

12Feb14

HE (2012) is now available for rental streaming here: http://muvi.es/w5625

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Experimental Film Society

18Jun13

Watch the entire films HERE: http://www.experimentalfilmsociety.com/2012/12/eleven-zero-budget-feature-films-by.html