Kiumars Pourahmad

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Kiumars Pourahmad (Persian: کیومرث پوراحمد , was born December 16, 1949‎) in city of Nadjaf Abad province of Isfahan, Iran is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, film editor and film producer.


Pourahmad started his career as a film critic and assistant director in a TV series in early 1970s. He made his directorial debut, Tatureh in 1983 after making some short films. Children and young adults with their problems are the central characters in most of his films. Recently, Pourahmad has shown a tendency toward mass audience and box office and his latest film, The Yalda Night, was a self-expression. Pourahmad recently published his autobiography, Unfinished Childhood.


  • Tatoureh, 1984
  • Bibi Chelcheleh, 1984
  • Goyar, 1987
  • The Harbour, 1988
  • Silent Hunt, 1989
  • The Shame 1992
  • The Morning After, 1992
  • Bread and Poem, 1993
  • For the Sake of Haniyeh 1994
  • Khaharan-e gharib, 1995
  • The Longest Night, 2001
  • Gol-e yakh, 2005
  • Noke Borj, 2005
  • The Night Bus, 2007

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