The Herds Behind the Rails

A short documentary about the Iranian local pastoralism

  • Abbas Ali Ezzati
    Director
  • Abbas Ali Ezzati
    Writer
  • Abbas Ali Ezzati
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    گله های پشت خط
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    42 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    Persian
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Abbas Ali Ezzati

Abbasali Ezzati studied theater at Tehran University, Iran, and received his Master’s degree in film study at Tehran University of Art. He worked as an editor in Soroush Press (a part of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) between 1996 and 2003. He then published his own monthly magazine, Shooka, on film, theatre, and literature from 2003 till 2008. He has published some articles and translated 20 books on art and drama to Persian. He has also directed 11 short and documentary films. Since 2014, he has been living in Sweden and has cooperated with Stockholm University and the Swedish Film Institute.

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