Bahman Kiarostami

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Bahman Kiarostami
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Bahman Kiarostami at the funeral of his father, Abbas, 10 July 2016
Native name بهمن کیارستمی
Born (1978-08-11) August 11, 1978 (age 38)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Filmmaker, Cinematographer, Film Editor
Parent(s) Abbas Kiarostami
Parvin Amir-Gholi

Bahman Kiarostami (Persian: بهمن کیارستمی‎‎) (born 11 August 1978 in Tehran) is an Iranian film director, cinematographer, film editor and film producer. He is the son of the late critically acclaimed Abbas Kiarostami. The main theme in Kiarostami's films are art and music.



Year English title Persian Length Notes
2014 Monir Monir 54 minutes Documentary about Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, directed by Kiarostami[1][2]
2013 Kahrizak, Four Views Kahrizak, Chahar Negah Documentary created by four directors each presenting a view of the Kahrizak Charity Centre. Directed, cinematography and written by Kiarostami.[3]
2006 Re-enactment Shabih-Khani
2005 Persian Garden
2004 Pilgrimage Ziarat 52 minutes Documentary about a pilgrimage many Iranians made after Saddam Hussain was removed from power in Iraq. Directed by Kiarostami.[4]
2004 The Kamancheh Player Do Kamancheh 46 minutes Documentary about music, directed by Kiarostami
2004 Two Bows Documentary
2003 Infidels Koffar 40 minutes Short documentary
2002 I saw Shoosh
2001 Tabaki Tabaki 27 minutes Short documentary about 'mourners for hire' in Iran. Directed by Kiarostami.[5]
2001 The Light Noor
1998 The Project Tarh Documentary
1997 Journey to the Land of the Traveller Safari be diār-e mosāfer Written by Abbas Kiarostami, Jafar Panahi, Jean-Pierre Limosin and Hassan Darabi, it was filmed in 1993 but released in 1997. Directed by Bahman Kiarostami.
1996 Morteza Momayez: Father of Iranian Contemporary Graphic Design Documentary about Morteza Momayez


  • 2003 – Best Director Award for The Light, Beirut Middle East Film Festival[6]
  • 2004 – "Special Mention" honor for Pilgrimage (Zairat), 26th Festival des 3 Continents, Nantes, France[7]
  • 2012 – Jury Award for Kahrizak, Four Views for the 9th Dubai International Film Festival[3]


  1. ^ Kennedy, Randy (2015-03-20). "Monir Farmanfarmaian, Iranian and Nonagenarian, Celebrates a New York Museum First". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  2. ^ "DOCUNIGHT #15: Monir". The Roxie. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  3. ^ a b ""Kahrizak: Four Views" wins special jury prize at Dubai filmfest". Payvand. Tehran Times. 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  4. ^ Pilgrimage, 24 Mar 2005, retrieved 2015-05-30 
  5. ^ "Tabaki". IMDB. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  6. ^ "Iranian directors call for support of documentary films". Payvand. 2013-10-11. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  7. ^ "Pélerinage". Festival des 3 Continents. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 

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