Since the beginning of human creation, water has been the most important factor in the survival and growth of human societies. Most of the great civilizations have always been formed on the margins of the rivers and lakes, and by their destruction for various reasons, these civilizations have also been extinct. This film is a visual and musical depiction of the appearance and destruction of one of the oldest and most advanced human civilizations of the world in Iran.

  • Mahdi Chalani
  • Mahdi Chalani
  • Mahdai Chalani
  • Mahdi Chalani
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Director Biography - Mahdi Chalani

My name is Mehdi Chalani and my university study are about Environmental Sciences. After doing many research projects including Central Zagros Biodiversity Conservation Project and Asian Cheetah Conservation Project in collaboration with national and international organizations, started to make documentaries about environment and wildlife. Up to now, I have made 8 movies and 2 long series that have received national and international attention.

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